Industry seeks more liability protections for threat info

Commercial providers of technology and infrastructure want more federal protection to share specific cyber threat information about risky products and services.

Election security lessons from Illinois

Officials express confidence that 2020 won't be a repeat of 2016, but testimony from state and local officials indicate that substantial security holes still exist.

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What DOD's data scientists are discovering

Recruiting top analytical talent into government is tough, the Pentagon's top management officer says, but the payoffs can be big.

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FBI CIO joins tech lobbying group

Information Technology Industry Council is renewing its focus on public sector with the addition of FBI CIO Gordon Bitko.

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McAleenan resignation puts the spotlight on DHS vacancies

Ten of the most senior posts at the Department of Homeland Security are held by acting leaders, and only five have candidates in the Senate confirmation pipeline.

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OPM urges agencies to rethink employee discipline

In a new guidance, the Office of Personnel Management offers details on implementing a planned rule on federal employee discipline.

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$341M telecom task order key to IRS modernization

The IRS plans to support modernization of customer-facing operations via its Enterprise Infrastructure Services buy.

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FDIC offers parental leave to agency employees

A union leader hailed the move as a good start, and called on Congress to extend family leave to all federal employees.

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CISA requests administrative subpoena power over ISPs

The proposal would allow government cybersecurity officials to legally request identifying information from internet providers about the owners of vulnerable systems

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Navy awards $1.4 billion hardware contract

HPI Federal won the Navy's NGEN-R contract, the first piece of the newly divided IT contract for the Navy and Marines.

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NSA official: 'Dumb' software supply chain attacks still prevalent

Vulnerabilities in the software supply chain may represent a larger cybersecurity threat over the long haul than threats to physical hardware.

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Weichert: Federal HR designed for stability not agility

The federal hiring process doesn't match the changing nature of agency work, inhibiting training, advancement and recruitment, said the former acting director of OPM.

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