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EIS vendors show progress on testing

Major carriers on the government's $50 billion telecommunications contract are advancing on required systems testing.

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DHS reauthorization remains a heavy lift in Senate

A Senate hearing on reauthorizing the Department of Homeland Security made some headway, but long-running jurisdictional disputes threatened to once again derail the process.

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DHS lags in classifying cyber positions

Despite legislation, the Department of Homeland Security hasn't taken steps to make it easier to monitor progress in building and managing a cybersecurity workforce.

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Lawmakers probe bug bounty payouts

At a Senate hearing, cybersecurity firms defended the practice of paying bug bounties and pointed to regulatory gaps that hinder legitimate security research.

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OMB's user guide to the MGT Act

The Office of Management and Budget is working on a rules-of-the-road document to cover how agencies can seek and use funds under the MGT Act.

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Feds warn on ransomware threat to schools

The FBI's cyber unit and the Department of Education cautioned schools nationwide of growing ransomware threat.

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IT hiring fair offers early successes

Federal agencies are seeing an early yield from their participation in a first-of-its-kind governmentwide federal IT hiring fair in November.

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McCaul calls on the Senate to act on cyber bills

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) urged the Senate to move on restoring the State Department's cyber office and reorganizing DHS' National Protection and Programs Directorate.

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Will feds get to read the Nunes memo?

A move by Republicans to publicly release a classified memo could have unintended consequences for federal employees.

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Alliant 2 Small Business bogged down by size standard appeals

Because of an unusual volume of complaints, it appears that Alliant 2 Small Business won't be open for business any time soon.

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USDA plans to centralize CIO role

The Department of Agriculture is looking to consolidate internal operations and get help from outside agency walls to carry out its modernization plans.

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Oversight Chairman Gowdy won't seek reelection

After a short stint holding the House Oversight and Government Reform gavel, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) announced plans to leave Congress.

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