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DHS rolls out supply chain task force

The Department of Homeland Security announced the formation of a new task force focused on supply chain threats to information and communications technology.

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ODNI says clearance backlog will continue to shrink

A senior intelligence official said the current backlog of about 600,000 security clearance investigations could be cut in half in spring of 2019.

OneNet replacement could come via EIS

An industry analysis suggests the Department of Homeland Security will likely tap the governmentwide telecom vehicle to update its current capability.

OMB to agencies: CDM success is on you

The president's budget director wants agencies to do a better job making the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program work.

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Round two of TMF awards doles $23.5 million to three agencies

The winners are the Department of Labor, the General Services Administration and, for the second time, the Department of Agriculture.

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Microsoft is all-in on DOD's $10B cloud deal

Company President Brad Smith stood up for Microsoft's four-decade commitment to the Department of Defense, but he also said that the company would proactively engage in conversations about ethical AI.

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Engagement up, happiness stagnates in 2018 survey of feds

Employee engagement saw a slight bump in 2018 over last year, but overall employee happiness stagnated, according to the newest Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey results.

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HHS employees picket collective bargaining breakdown

Frustrated by the break in contract negotiations, federal employees and union members picketed outside the Department of Health and Human Services.

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DOD shifts back-office cloud buy to Schedule 70

Defense IT officials pivoted away from plans to bid out their $8 billion productivity and communications cloud contract through DISA.

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Navy's business ops plan drills in on modernization

The Navy released its business operations plan for agility and accountability, highlighting cloud and network modernization.

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A necessary plan for managing privacy risk

As a well-engineered blueprint, NIST's privacy framework will provide voluntary guidelines for managing privacy risk, furthering protections and delivering practical tools that still allow for continued U.S. innovation.

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Federal CIO: 'AI is a priority of this entire administration'

Artificial intelligence is foundational to the ongoing work of improving government data quality, federal CIO Suzette Kent said at an Oct. 24 technology conference.

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