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White House looks to cut workforce, civilian-side funding

As part of its $4.4 trillion budget proposal, the White House is looking to cut retirement benefits for feds and take steps to peg pay to performance.

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OPM looks to improve training, fix skills gap

The Trump administration's human resources strategy includes tasking agencies with better use of data and revising organizational structures.

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Challenges facing the new CIO

The Trump administration has a blueprint for IT modernization, and the new federal CIO pick Suzette Kent is walking point on the challenge in her first government -- and first tech -- position.

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Army looks at redefining its classified networks

Army leaders hope to modernize mobile networks through secure but unclassified pathways.

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Trump names new ethics chief

The Trump administration has nominated Emory Rounds to head the Office of Government Ethics.

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EIS vendors show progress on testing

Major carriers on the government's $50 billion telecommunications contract are advancing on required systems testing.

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DHS reauthorization remains a heavy lift in Senate

A Senate hearing on reauthorizing the Department of Homeland Security made some headway, but long-running jurisdictional disputes threatened to once again derail the process.

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DHS lags in classifying cyber positions

Despite legislation, the Department of Homeland Security hasn't taken steps to make it easier to monitor progress in building and managing a cybersecurity workforce.

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Lawmakers probe bug bounty payouts

At a Senate hearing, cybersecurity firms defended the practice of paying bug bounties and pointed to regulatory gaps that hinder legitimate security research.

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OMB's user guide to the MGT Act

The Office of Management and Budget is working on a rules-of-the-road document to cover how agencies can seek and use funds under the MGT Act.

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Feds warn on ransomware threat to schools

The FBI's cyber unit and the Department of Education cautioned schools nationwide of growing ransomware threat.

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IT hiring fair offers early successes

Federal agencies are seeing an early yield from their participation in a first-of-its-kind governmentwide federal IT hiring fair in November.

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