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Congressional opposition to federal pay freeze mounts

A group of 182 lawmakers are opposing President Trump's plan to freeze pay for civilian federal employees.

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GSA, USAF launch partnership on IT to replace NetCents

A new blanket purchasing agreement aligns GSA and Air Force in a "strategic partnership" on IT hardware and products under blanket purchase agreement.

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Russian hacker accused of historic data theft will face trial in U.S.

The prolific Russian hacker accused of participating in the largest theft of customer data from an American financial institution has been arrested, extradited and will face trial in the United States.

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Golden State senators want answers on data throttling

California firefighters battling wildfires have complained to Verizon about wireless data throttling, and the state's senators are pushing the carrier and the FCC for an explanation.

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Federal agencies reacted unevenly to Equifax breach

The federal government's central cyber incident response agency played a minor role in the wake of the Equifax breach, while agencies wondered who was in charge.

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U.S. charges North Korean programmer for WannaCry, Sony hack

The U.S. government levied criminal and economic sanctions against a North Korean programmer and a company accused of carrying out the 2014 Sony hack, the 2017 WannaCry attacks and other cybercrimes.

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GAO: Data-driven management is stuck in neutral

The Government Accountability Office says agencies haven't really improved on data-driven decision-making since 2013.

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Warner hints at new regs for social media

Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Sheryl Sandburg faced tough questions from lawmakers and a lot of theater during a day on Capitol Hill, but it's unclear whether oversight will yield new laws or regs.

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Senators look to wean agencies off year-end spending sprees

Senate oversight chiefs tell agencies to cool their year-end "use it or lose it" spending.

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OASIS small business solicitation coming

With agencies looking to OASIS as a trusted source, small businesses are clamoring to get onto it, according to GSA officials.

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DISA cancels cloud migration RFI

The Defense Information Systems Agency withdrew a request for information on rapid cloud migration after just two days.

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First-ever online census lags on tech issues

Plans for a first-ever online census are lagging on IT readiness, a government watchdog says, and there's still work to do securing systems and data.

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