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Cheriyan: More Centers of Excellence coming

The new Centers of Excellence at the Departments of Defense and Labor will not be the last, said the head of GSA's Technology Transformation Service.

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Report: FedRAMP must evolve to meet demand, emerging tech

A new report lays out where FedRAMP has gone wrong – and what can be done to fix it.

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Why feds shouldn't fear GitHub

Agencies shouldn't be afraid to leverage open-source tools like GitHub during software development, a USCIS IT official said.

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Trump administration advances policy that could block DOD unions

The delegation of authority is the first step in a plan that could lead to the elimination of unions at civilian defense agencies.

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Air Force wants $150 million for Space Force software pilot in 2021

The Air Force is staying on brand with its 2021 budget request for $150 million for a software and digital technology pilot program for the new Space Force.

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Senate panel passes VA tech oversight bill

In the wake of the Department of Veterans Affairs' delay of the initial go-live date of its $16 billion electronic health record modernization system, a Senate committee has passed a bill that requires the agency to be more transparent about the status of big-ticket IT projects.

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TIC 3.0 and zero-trust networking

Commentators on the new Trusted Internet Connection policy have noted that "zero-trust" strategies might not be a perfect fit.

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Air Force touts Digital U tech reskilling effort

Micro-credentialing and new data projects are being used to reward airmen, the Air Force's deputy CIO says.

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Navy 2021 budget shows IT, cyber adjustments

The Navy has realigned cyber spending into a new category that includes the Joint Regional Security Stacks program.

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Former GSA official among Trump's pardons

David Safavian was administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy when he was arrested in 2005.

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TSA to roll out strategic plan for insider threats next month

Acting Deputy TSA Administrator Patricia Cogswell said that as screening tech has improved, insider threats have become an increasingly attractive attack vector for bad actors.

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FLRA ruling changes union withholding rules

In a blow to federal unions, the Federal Labor Relations Authority ruled on Feb. 14 that federal workers could stop paying union dues at any time, instead of observing the current practice of letting employees election to withhold dues once a year.

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