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House Dems push to subpoena Commerce over census question

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are seeking documentation behind a controversial decision made by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to include a citizenship question on the 2020 population survey.

IoT

Agencies look to get smart on IoT

As connected devices proliferate, management and security prove challenging for agencies.

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OPM chief looks to elevate CHCOs

In a new memo, Office of Personnel Management Director Jeff Pon wants to make sure agency human capital chiefs have a seat at the top table.

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Senator pushes for answers on scope of 2016 Russia voting probes

A DHS official acknowledged that more than 21 states could have been targeted by Russian hackers in the lead-up to the 2016 election.

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Coast Guard begins transition to joint regional security stacks

The Coast Guard has recently embarked on DOD-wide initiative to increase security by 2019.

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Bhagowalia moves to CBP

Former Treasury CIO Sonny Bhagowalia is now the top tech official at Customs and Border Protection.

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Federal spectrum key to U.S. 5G

Government-held spectrum is one of the keys to global U.S. commercial leadership in 5G, and new study says, and pending legislation can help.

Federal CIO Suzette Kent presents opening remarks for the Women in Federal IT & Cyber event on March 29, 2018. (USDA photo by Tom Witham)

Federal CIO is moving quickly to get TMF funds out the door

Federal CIO Suzette Kent said that the board managing the Technology Modernization Fund expects the first raft of projects to be approved this week.

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Will 'fourth estate' reforms at DOD save serious money?

Eliminating supporting defense agencies may not save enough money to hit cost-cutting targets, experts say.

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Census worried about costs of late changes to 2020 survey

The Census Bureau has added a new area to its list of its major operational concerns that could affect the design or the successful implementation of the 2020 count: cost impacts of late changes.

Bill Evanina speaks at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C.

Changes coming to clearance process in 30 to 60 days, says ODNI

A top national security official said that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence hopes coming changes will significantly reduce the existing backlog, which has ballooned to 700,000 in recent years.

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White House to relax rules on military drone exports

The Trump administration is looking to make it easier for allies to buy military-grade drones from U.S. firms.

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