Management


DHS: Health care sector is most prone to ransomware

The Department of Homeland Security details ransomware vulnerabilities faced by critical infrastructure sectors, especially health care systems.

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Watchdog: NSA needs to boost insider-threat protocols

While the intelligence agency has implemented several of the Secure-the-Net initiatives launched in the wake of the Edward Snowden leak, additional steps are still needed.

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Empowering DOD with critical cyber training

The Department of Defense does face challenges in building its cyber force, but there are proven ways to fill the talent pipeline.

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GSA's growing stable of SINs

The massive Schedule 70 contract is expanding its programs to streamline access to specialized IT offerings.

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Senators: Reorg plans must balance workforce cuts against mission success

Agencies expect to hit the first deadline set by the White House's plan to restructure government and reduce the size of the workforce, but lawmakers want to make sure their efforts don't come at the expense of effective operations.

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FBI extradites Latvian for malware scheme

The FBI brings elusive scareware suspect to U.S. courtroom to face multiple wire fraud and conspiracy charges.

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OMB cracks down on 'low-value' compliance

The White House announced it was eliminating a range of agency reporting requirements deemed obsolete or unnecessary.

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Why DOD needs to think long term about cyber workforce

As the Pentagon rushes to fill short-term cyber positions, it must focus on training and recruiting cyber warriors who can anticipate and adapt to future threats.

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COOs can make government work better -- if they're hired

Agency chief operating officers can take the lead in improving government efficiency, according to a new report.

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House Dems push back on Trump's pension cuts for feds

In a letter addressed to the House's speaker and minority leader, Democratic lawmakers rebuked the White House for proposed cuts to the federal workforce in the fiscal year 2018 budget request.

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Want to stop the next WannaCry? Stop classifying and start sharing

The former federal CISO and other experts tell Congress that aggressive public-private collaboration is the key to warding off global contagion attacks.

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SAIC sees uptick in federal IT markets

Federal contracting giant SAIC said near-term budgetary certainty is raising its prospects for contract and task order wins.