cloud for law enforcement

US, UK reach CLOUD Act agreement

The agreement will cover a "broad class" of crimes and investigations, including a promise not to target each other's residents and assurances that exchanges are compatible with data protection laws.

Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

communications (windwheel/

Two more big agencies issue EIS task orders

The Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service both signed off on EIS contracts last month.

5G (BeeBright/

5G emerges with some asterisks

Agencies and suppliers working to address emerging issues for the next-generation wireless technology.

voting security

Former officials flag disinformation as top threat to U.S. elections

Three years after Russia waged a covert propaganda campaign against U.S. voters, the federal government has done little to address the problem through legislation or executive action.

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger addresses Marines and Sailors during a town hall visit at Marine Corps Base Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan, Aug. 22, 2019.  Photo by Lance Cpl. Hannah Hall

USMC commandant nixes prospect of zero-based budget review

Gen. David Berger, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, said it's unlikely the service will adopt a programmatic review like the Army’s "night court" process.

PII (jijomathaidesigners/

Background checks move to DOD

The government’s background investigations agency with some 3,000 employees has moved from the Office of Personnel Management to the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency.


FAS’ Thomas resigns

Alan Thomas, head of the Federal Acquisition Service at the General Services Administration, heads to the private sector.

gears and money (zaozaa19/

GWACs see steady spending season

The end of the fiscal year saw continued growth at governmentwide acquisition contracts, according to managers.

DHS St. Elizabeth Campus

DHS looks to 5G campus

DHS CIO wants to make agency's headquarters campus in Washington 5G-ready.

GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

GSA awards COMET

GSA has notified winners of its internal IT blanket purchase agreement.

In remembrance: Dennis Fischer

The longtime senior fed who served as chief financial officer of the General Services Administration and commissioner of the Federal Technology Service died last week at the age of 80.

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