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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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Lawmakers press Census Bureau on readiness

Key members of the House Oversight committee want answers from Census Bureau leaders about readiness for critical 2018 tests.

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SEC moves to quash insider trading on cyber breach news

The Securities and Exchange Commission released new guidance on how publicly traded companies should handle data breach disclosures.

Cybercrime cost $600B in 2017, report finds

The CSIS study also found that the public sector remains the most common target, but key enforcers aren't sure legislation is the solution.

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OMB wants acquisition innovation

Administration officials say agencies need to streamline acquisition for the sake of their financial health.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announces indictments against Russian groups and individuals accused of tampering with U.S. elections.

Russian troll farm indictment could boost social media legislation

The indictment of 13 Russian nationals accused of online and offline activity designed to interfere with the 2016 election may boost the fortunes of a bill to strengthen disclosure rules around online political ads.

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Senior feds need better job prep, survey says

Just half the new SES members reported satisfaction with their onboarding experience, according to a newly released survey from the Office of Personnel Management.

GSA administrator Emily Murphy testifies before a House panel on Feb 15 2018

GSA chief slammed for FBI building pivot

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle lit into Emily Murphy for abandoning a plan to consolidate FBI headquarters.

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Peace Corps CIO exits after 3 months

Rick Endres is no longer Peace Corps CIO; deputy CIO Scott Knell, who served as the acting CIO for most of 2017, is back leading tech at the agency.

How vulnerable are contractors when it comes to data breaches?

A survey of more than 1,200 public sector contractors found that healthcare, defense and IT contractors lead vendors in reported incidents since 2016.

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