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NSA official: new U.S. cyberwar policy isn't the 'Wild West'

Rob Joyce, former White House cyber coordinator, said the Trump administration's new cyber warfare policy is more "thoughtful" than some might think.

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GSA taps AI to review contract solicitations

The Solicitation Review Tool, long in development, would leverage artificial intelligence to ensure that federal contracts posted online comply with disability rules.

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House appropriators seek IG probe of JEDI

Two senior Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee want the Pentagon's internal watchdog to open an investigation into the agency's ongoing $10 billion cloud procurement.

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NARA, GSA team up to promote electronic records management

A new one-stop shop for electronic records management tools is designed to help agencies keep up with the looming governmentwide goal of going paperless.

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DHS official: 'We're not Consumer Reports'

The Department of Homeland Security sees its role in supply chain security as providing risk management advice, not a buying guide.

Evidence-based policymaking uneven across government

Since the evidence-based policymaking commission unanimously approved its report, backers are waiting for new legislation or an administrative push.

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Coats critiques tech firms for inconsistent human rights stances

The nation's top intelligence official said contractors who have reservations about helping the U.S. government should extend those same concerns to foreign ventures.

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18F wants you to buy IT faster and cheaper

When it comes to buying digital tools, too many agencies are hung up on what they believe is not allowed.

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Graves: TMF is about more than the money

The Technology Modernization Fund's proposal process and review board are teaching agencies how to put together a solid business case.

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Warner presses agencies, Congress to advance IoT security

Congress is running out of time to move on an internet-of-things security bill offered by Sen. Mark Warner, but the Virginia Democrat is hopeful agencies can pitch in with their own rules.

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Microsoft workers urge company to pass on JEDI

Citing ethical concerns, a group identifying itself as "Employees of Microsoft" want the tech giant to forego bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud procurement.

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A big-ticket vendor merger hits EIS

The Harris-L3 merger won't significantly impact the $50 billion federal Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract, the companies report.

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