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Coronavirus spread may affect CMMC implementation efforts

It's unclear whether emergency measures to stem coronavirus' spread will affect DOD's roll out of its unified cybersecurity standard, but mitigation efforts will likely rely on teleconferencing for training.

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Agencies respond to White House telework guidance

As coronavirus measures tighten, many agencies are looking to offer workplace flexibilities for all employees regardless of previous eligibility.

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OMB urges 'maximum telework flexibilities' for DC-area feds

A Sunday evening memo ahead of a potentially chaotic commute urges agency heads to pivot to telework as much as possible.

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DOD halts domestic travel for its personnel through May 11

The Defense Department expanded its travel ban with new restrictions on domestic travel civilian and military personnel.

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White House looks to curtail U.S. travel for feds

Federal employees are recommended against domestic travel to conduct agency business, except for trips deemed mission-critical.

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Telework tests await networks, federal agencies

As more agencies are forced to move employees to telework, some will face initial growing pains.

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CISA stress tests DHS telework capacity

Not every agency will be ready to flip the switch from F2F to WFH, according to experts and former officials.

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CISA looks to industry for anti-troll tools

The agency is looking to bolster its technical capabilities to identify foreign propaganda online that targets specific audiences in the U.S.

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Federal unions frustrated by agency pandemic plans

Feds in frontline, public-facing roles are especially vulnerable.

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DOD restricts international travel for 60 days over coronavirus pandemic

The Defense Department is restricting non-essential travel abroad for servicemembers and the civilian workforce.

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GSA cancels FAST 2020

Citing health concerns, the General Services Administration cancelled its April flagship training conference.

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Senate panel looks for supply chain options

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing a conversation about how to mitigate supply chain risks associated with outsourcing and globalization.

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