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$341M telecom task order key to IRS modernization

The IRS plans to support modernization of customer-facing operations via its Enterprise Infrastructure Services buy.

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CISA requests administrative subpoena power over ISPs

The proposal would allow government cybersecurity officials to legally request identifying information from internet providers about the owners of vulnerable systems

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FDIC offers parental leave to agency employees

A union leader hailed the move as a good start, and called on Congress to extend family leave to all federal employees.

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Navy awards $1.4 billion hardware contract

HPI Federal won the Navy's NGEN-R contract, the first piece of the newly divided IT contract for the Navy and Marines.

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NSA official: 'Dumb' software supply chain attacks still prevalent

Vulnerabilities in the software supply chain may represent a larger cybersecurity threat over the long haul than threats to physical hardware.

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Weichert: Federal HR designed for stability not agility

The federal hiring process doesn't match the changing nature of agency work, inhibiting training, advancement and recruitment, said the former acting director of OPM.

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GSA's schedule merger to show changes next summer

Federal contracting officers will see biggest change from GSA's work to merge multiple purchasing schedules into a single one as the third phase closes in mid-2020.

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No clear solutions to combat foreign election meddling

The Senate’s report confirms previous research and investigations on Russian social media activity in 2016, but sees little role for Congress in preventing future deceptions.

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COMET, EIS moving ahead at GSA

Federal Acquisition Service head Alan Thomas is retiring just as two major overhauls are showing results.

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Strategies for finding and keeping new feds

Federal agencies are getting creative as they look to replace retiring employees with new hires.

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NASA's big contract vehicle lowers fee

In the wake of a flush spending season, Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement cuts agency customers a better deal.

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NIST looking for partners to secure energy IoT

The agency is looking for new methods for secure connected devices in the U.S. energy industrial sector, from sensors attached to machinery and vehicles to insecure devices that help transmit data from distribution control systems.

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