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HR managers want fewer regs, more tech to make hires

As the typical time to hire continues to creep upward, federal managers voiced their support for fewer hiring rules and regulations, more hiring fairs and better uses of tech and data in the process.

Senate panel takes up DHS authorization

Senate Homeland Security Committee is lining up a DHS authorization bill for next week that includes a proposal to reorganize the agency's cybersecurity operation.

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Could SCOTUS break the cloud?

In oral arguments on a critical data access case, the Supreme Court justices examined whether a 1986 communications privacy statute can be adapted to cloud computing.

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Contractors gripe about DHS clearance woes

Varied and uneven security clearance processes for contractors across DHS components are leading to confusion and problems for vendors, industry experts told a congressional panel.

Adm. Mike Rogers testifies SASC

Rogers: CyberCom lacks authority, resources to defend all of cyberspace

The outgoing NSA and U.S. Cyber Command chief told lawmakers CyberCom is not sitting on its hands when it comes to potential Russian cyber interference, but it lacks the authority to do more absent additional presidential direction.

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Cloud vendors eye key Supreme Court case

Microsoft is defending a case involving a 1986 law that will have consequences for cloud vendors and law enforcement no matter how it turns out.

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What does the House retirement wave mean for tech?

More than a few committee chairs and members with cyber and technology policy chops are leaving Congress. Will it matter to the govtech space?

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Public employee unions in the crosshairs of Supreme Court case

The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could have ramifications on the membership and power of public employee unions.

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Solving the 'technical debt' problem

Increasingly IT managers are recognizing that it's time to stop borrowing against the future when it comes to overly complex and outdated applications.

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Senators want CBP to close e-Passport security gap

U.S. border authorities lack the software to authenticate digital signatures in ePassports -- a situation two senators would like to change.

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Can first responders counter fake news?

A DHS advisory group offers tops on how local and federal emergency responders can leverage social media.

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Raj Shah exits DIUx

After almost two years at the helm of the Pentagon's innovation shop, Raj Shah is returning to the private sector.

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