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New rules of the road for $4B DHS financial management buy

The Department of Homeland Security announced it would eliminate conflict-of-interest restrictions in a pair of highly connected procurements to allow vendors to bid on both.

cloud costs

USDA, EEOC land first FY 2020 TMF awards

Public-facing systems at two agencies will get millions to help with the move to the cloud.

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SBA inks EIS contract

The Small Business Administration joined a few other agencies with a big early autumn telecommunications contract.

secure network

Army AI task force looks for cyber project as industry day nears

The Army Artificial Intelligence Task Force is looking to start a cyber project this year just in time for its third annual industry day.

US Army flickr NCO Academy Teaches Leadership in Virtual Environment

Army seeks new paths to network interoperability

The Army doesn't want to keep relying on the Defense Department's secret networks to collaborate with international mission partners, but the change faces some policy hurdles.

GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

GSA looks for agency buy-in on e-commerce platform

The General Services Administration is consulting with potential federal users to get them ready to use upcoming e-commerce platform.

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AI disruption and STEM jobs

OMB is currently drafting a memo and soliciting feedback from industry partners to regulate how agencies should use artificial intelligence in the workplace.

Industry seeks more liability protections for threat info

Commercial providers of technology and infrastructure want more federal protection to share specific cyber threat information about risky products and services.

threat detection

Advanced tech and human operators

Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools are helping perform cybersecurity tasks, but humans remain central to the process, experts say.

U.S. Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford March 11, 2019. (Photo credit: Spc. Connor Kelly/U.S. Army)

Army sets up 'provisional' cloud management office

Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford said the service has begun to set up an enterprise cloud management office and hired a leader.

Election security lessons from Illinois

Officials express confidence that 2020 won't be a repeat of 2016, but testimony from state and local officials indicate that substantial security holes still exist.

Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

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