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Senate Intel committee releases election security recommendations

The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released its initial recommendations on election security after investigating Russian attempts to target election infrastructure during the 2016 U.S. elections.

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Commerce chief pushes Congress for census funding

Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross pushed appropriators to fund the updated lifecycle cost for the census, but offered little about the citizenship question and the search for a permanent director.

DDM Margaret Weichert March 20 2018

IT, workforce, customer service central to President's Management Agenda

The just-released President's Management Agenda focuses on IT modernization, reshaping the federal workforce and the reorganization of government.

NPPD taps vendor for No. 2 role

The National Protection and Programs Directorate, the cybersecurity arm for the Department of Homeland Security, has tapped Matthew Travis as deputy undersecretary

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Why CDM vendors need more flexibility

Prime contractors on the government's Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program need the ability to respond with agility to changing threats.

House cyber leaders push CDM funding

Three lawmakers with cyber policy expertise are urging appropriators to fully fund the administration's request for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program.

8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

Data on border tech performance a year away, says CBP

Homeland Security officials can't yet provide hard data on how effective border security technologies are, but the capability is on the way.


Why is no one raising a hand to regulate the internet of things?

The U.S. is developing a pair of reports dealing with cybersecurity standards for internet-of-things devices and combatting botnets, but recommendations will be non-binding and officials said not to expect a significant federal regulatory push.

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OMB addresses 'overlap' in tech offices

The government's top management official explained how the federal CIO and the Office of American innovation can work together.

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U.S. hits back at Russian spies, cyber groups

The U.S. imposed sanctions on Russian hacking groups and related officials, while publicly attributing an ongoing critical infrastructure attack by a group dubbed "Dragonfly" to Russia.

US Army flickr NCO Academy Teaches Leadership in Virtual Environment

Military looks for ways to bring in cyber talent at better salaries

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said $37,000 may be sufficient for Hill staffers answering the phone, but is much too low for military cyber specialists.

IG: Interior unprepared for cyber threats

The Department of Interior’s watchdog found the agency's incident response program to be inadequate, citing network users visits to malware-plagued websites.

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