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GSA to take over IT Dashboard, preps for MGT

The General Services Administration is planning to set up operations to oversee MGT Act implementation, take over the IT Dashboard and expand shared services.

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IG rips VA chief over travel, tickets

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is in the crosshairs of an inspector general report, which alleges he improperly accepted government travel for his wife and free tickets to Wimbledon over the course of an offiical 10-day trip to Europe.

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DHS developing supply chain security initiative

The Department of Homeland Security is turning its focus on supply chain cybersecurity inwards with a new initiative aimed at ensuring security in procurement practices.

AFGE National President J. David Cox addresses Feb 14 2017 DC rally photo courtesy AFGE

Feds protest Trump's workforce plans

As senators voted to advance White House picks to lead OPM, unionized feds protested the president's civil service plans.

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore) election night 2016 shutterstock image photo credit: Diego G Diaz

Wyden grills FBI chief on encryption

Following an exchange with the FBI director over encryption standards, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) released a letter from four experts arguing that "responsible encryption" is not possible.

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Experts fear Trump budget shortchanges Census

As the Census Bureau looks down the home stretch toward the 2020 population count, experts say the proposed $3.8 billion FY 2019 budget isn't enough.

Army Gen. Paul Nakasone

Nakasone tapped to take over NSA and CyberCommand

President Trump is expected to name decorated Army cyber and intelligence leader to replace retiring Adm. Michael Rogers.

ATF ballistics database would get budget bump

An underused national ballistics database would get a shot in the arm under the administration's FY19 budget proposal.

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Could a cyber national guard have a role in safeguarding elections?

During a Senate Armed Services subcommittee hearing, senators toyed with the idea of the National Guard protecting the 2018 elections from foreign tampering.

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Intel chiefs: No direction from Trump on election security

At a Senate hearing, three intelligence chiefs acknowledged the White House has not specifically directed them to dedicate resources towards securing election infrastructure, but told lawmakers they are still focused on addressing the issue.

Justice Department Deputy CIO Kevin Deeley passed away in February 2018

DOJ's Kevin Deeley passes away

The Justice Department's hard-working, award-winning Deputy CIO died over the weekend, the agency confirmed.

President Trump

Trump budget stresses modernization, cyber

The administration rolls out a $210 million IT modernization fund and puts cybersecurity front and center in its $4.4 trillion budget request.

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