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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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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.

Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.)

Khanna looks to spruce up online government services

Freshman congressman Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) has already introduced a bill to give federal websites a facelift and has rolled out 10 principles on data privacy as the "Internet Bill of Rights."

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Agencies still queueing for TMF funds

While Congress has yet to fund the Modernizing Government Technology Act for FY2019, agencies continue to submit project for consideration this year.

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More Senate Dems back alternative to Secure Elections Act

As bipartisan voting security legislation stalls, a bill to require paper ballots and post-election audits is gathering Democratic support in the Senate.

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DHS, FBI chiefs say cyber inflects every security and criminal threat

Cybersecurity isn't the only threat facing the country, but an Oct. 10 Senate Homeland Security hearing hammered home the extent to which the digital revolution touches every problem in the national security space.

Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan speaks during the Defense Intelligence Agency change of directorship ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington. D.C., Oct. 3, 2017  DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley

Shanahan touts Army Futures Command

Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan implored all of DOD to "remove obstacles" from the path of Army's new modernization command, Futures Command.

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GAO: DOD weapons systems easy to hack

The Department of Defense is playing catch up when it comes to securing weapons systems from cyberattacks, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office.

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House Republicans agree to give feds pay raise

The Trump administration had proposed a pay freeze on federal civilian wages in fiscal year 2019, but after the Senate passed a bill including a 1.9 percent raise for feds, House appropriators have followed suit.

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Lawmakers hear from Trump's pick to lead the Census Bureau

If confirmed, Steven Dillingham will be the first permanent director of the bureau since June 2017, and he would take over after the bureau's 2018 end-to-end test, the final in-field test of systems and operations before the decennial count.

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SSA nominee 'scared to death' of legacy IT systems

Andrew Saul, President Trump's pick to head the Social Security Administration, plans to make IT modernization, data sharing and cybersecurity top priorities.

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Think tank alums look to build tech expertise for Congress

A new private-sector resource hub is hoping to reverse Congress' declining institutional knowledge of technology issues.

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