Lt. Gen. VeraLinn Jamieson, deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance. Photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Trujillo

Air Force unveils 10-year cyber warfare plan

In tandem with creating a new information warfare command, the Air Force released a new strategy to address digital warfare over the next decade.

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Thrift Board plans anti-fraud effort

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board's Office of Financial Services is looking for vendors to help with fraud prevention.

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Air Force announces new information warfare entity

After some delay, the Air Combat Command will combine its 24th (cyber) and 25th (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) Numbered Air Forces into one.

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USAF preps cyber review

The Air Force has been undergoing a comprehensive cyber audit modeled on the Navy's review, and is preparing to show findings to the Pentagon.

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Air Force Reserve boosts cyber capacity looking ahead to election season

The Air Force Reserve is showing higher retention rates among cyber operators compared to its general workforce.


AI faces growing pains in the federal workplace

Auditors want artificial intelligence tools to monitor fraud and abuse, but the new tech is slow to penetrate agencies.

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Senate advances spending bill without TMF funding

A Senate subcommittee advanced a spending bill Sept. 17 that zeros out new funding for the central Technology Modernization Fund authorized under the Modernizing Government Technology Act.

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Procurement chief tees up potential changes in CSP-government relations

In the coming year, the Office of Management and Budget plans a new look at the details of how to work with cloud service providers and other vendors on data sharing and product development.

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Proposed workforce rules make it easier to fire, discipline feds

The Office of Personnel Management is following through on Trump administration plans to make it easier to fire and penalize federal employees.

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Lawmakers detail $4 billion in shutdown costs

A new Senate staff report lays out the huge costs of shutting down federal agencies during funding fights over the past five years.

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New options for TSP withdrawals go online

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board rolled out new ways for Thrift Savings Plan participants – both current feds and retirees -- to access funds.

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North Korean hacking groups hit with Treasury sanctions

Lazarus Group, a hacking group tied to North Korean and two of its affiliates are the latest APT group to get the 'name and shame' treatment from the U.S. government.

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