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AT&T rival targets FirstNet opt-out states

FirstNet and AT&T made their plans for states' wireless broadband network available, starting what might be a contentious state-by-state battle.

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Breakthroughs in risk-based cyberattack detection

What government can learn from a utility company's embrace of machine learning.

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Empowering DOD with critical cyber training

The Department of Defense does face challenges in building its cyber force, but there are proven ways to fill the talent pipeline.

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GSA's growing stable of SINs

The massive Schedule 70 contract is expanding its programs to streamline access to specialized IT offerings.

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Senators: Reorg plans must balance workforce cuts against mission success

Agencies expect to hit the first deadline set by the White House's plan to restructure government and reduce the size of the workforce, but lawmakers want to make sure their efforts don't come at the expense of effective operations.

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FBI extradites Latvian for malware scheme

The FBI brings elusive scareware suspect to U.S. courtroom to face multiple wire fraud and conspiracy charges.

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DOD to Congress: continuing resolution threatens modernization

The U.S. military is facing new threats from technologically savvy adversaries, and unless Congress provides stable funding, U.S. forces will be increasingly vulnerable in the cyber domain say Pentagon leaders.

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OMB cracks down on 'low-value' compliance

The White House announced it was eliminating a range of agency reporting requirements deemed obsolete or unnecessary.

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Why DOD needs to think long term about cyber workforce

As the Pentagon rushes to fill short-term cyber positions, it must focus on training and recruiting cyber warriors who can anticipate and adapt to future threats.

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COOs can make government work better -- if they're hired

Agency chief operating officers can take the lead in improving government efficiency, according to a new report.

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U.S. commits $250M to spur supercomputing speeds

The Energy Department has committed over $250 million in research and development funding to six computer makers for the next-generation supercomputer, as China eclipses the U.S. in computing speed.

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Trump tech office reaches out to feds

The White House's Matt Lira describes weekly meetings to forge and foster collaboration across siloed tech groups.

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