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Impeachment looms over shutdown talks

A third continuing resolution could be in the cards as lawmakers wrangle over funding levels.

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Navy operations chief puts cloud, networks at center of maritime war strategy

Adm. Mike Gilday, the Chief of Naval Operations, directs senior leaders to incorporate technology to enhance maintenance, training, and warfighting capabilities.

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CBP walks back facial recognition for citizens

The reversal took place after "consultation with Congress and privacy experts," a Customs and Border Protection spokesman says.

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DOD wants industry base to close IP theft gaps

The Defense Department is concerned about gaining and keeping a technological edge and is looking to private-sector companies to help seal their capabilities.

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Pay raises remain in limbo

Congress, the White House and federal employment groups are at odds over pay increases for civilian federal employees.

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GAO: DOD should take a closer look at contractor ownership

Some defense contractors may be disguising their owners and it’s costing the Pentagon millions, according to a new watchdog report.

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Vendors offer EIS advice

Dozens of agencies are prepping solicitations to leverage the $50 billion governmentwide telecom contract Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions ahead of a coming deadline. Here's what some vendors had to say about designing task orders to fit agency needs.

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Commerce proposes supply chain security rules

Proposed rules back up the White House’s earlier executive order to protect information and communications supply chains from foreign cyber dangers.

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You're IT: New policies, new opportunities for federal CIOs

CIOs can use hard data to help add value to the modernization discussion.

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With U.S. cyber policy, clear lanes still hard to come by

The elevation of CISA and maturation of Cyber Command have clarified "big picture" responsibilities for the U.S. government's cyber mission, but private-sector coordination remains a question mark.

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Latest TIC guidance helps fuel EIS

The Office of Management and Budget's new internet connection guidance is just what the General Services Administration's next-generation telecommunications contract needs, according to experts.

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How DOD plans to link readiness needs to budgets

Veronica Daigle, Assistant Secretary for Defense for Readiness, said updating its readiness reporting system using a new framework will help spot readiness deficiencies and predict future needs.

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