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White House previews tech, modernization updates

White House tech officials previewed coming personnel and modernization updates, including a new leader for a high-profile tech shop and the second round of Technology Modernization Fund awards.

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GSA looks to streamline buying policies

Acquisition leaders are driving new policies to allow agencies to combine purchases and speed negotiations with vendors.

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PEO structure survives Army Futures reorg, for now

The new Army Futures Command aims to meld all of the service's modernization efforts under one command, but for now the Army program executive officer structure will remain in place.

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Army cyber protection teams upgrade training with a 'real' city

A task force from the Army cyber protection teams face off against industrial control systems in a week-long cyber training exercise.

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Border wall still looms large in FY19 funding talks

With time growing short on the appropriations calendar, border wall funding could still be an issue when it comes to keeping the government open in October.

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The disinformation game

The federal government is poised to bring new tools and strategies to bear in the fight against foreign-backed online disinformation campaigns, but how and when they choose to act could have ramifications on the U.S. political ecosystem.

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FAA explores shifting its network to FISMA high

The Federal Aviation Administration is exploring an upgrade to the information security categorization of IT systems as part of air traffic control modernization.

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DHS cyber office plans $640M in buying through 2020

The critical infrastructure cyber protection directorate will likely spin out more than half a billion in procurements through various components.

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DHS seeks help with IT supply chain

The Department of Homeland Security is looking for an unclassified source of information about potential cybersecurity risks in the IT supply chain.

FCC chairman: truth about site failure should have come out sooner

Ajit Pai told lawmakers that he couldn't alert the public to an event incorrectly designated as a cyberattack without jeopardizing a federal investigation.

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Is Trump clearing the (policy) decks for cyberwar?

Reports that the Trump administration has rescinded an Obama-era directive guiding the use of offensive cyber operations has cybersecurity experts pondering what, if anything, has replaced it.

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GAO presses OPM for better data on employee misconduct

A new report from the GAO flags multiple holes in the way OPM collects for employee misconduct. OPM thinks GAO doesn’t understand the law.

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