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Bills at the ready to achieve Trump's workforce goals

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to institute a federal hiring freeze and reduce the workforce through attrition. Here's how it might happen.

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Trade group presses Congress on IT bill

Facing a short post-election congressional calendar, backers of an IT modernization bill are pushing for swift action.

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What it takes to review 650,000 emails

Although Donald Trump argued it wasn't possible to review 650,000 emails in eight days, cyber forensics experts said it's quite common.

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DHS still waiting on NPPD reorg

It's Critical Infrastructure Month, but DHS cybersecurity officials are wondering about the status of the agency's plan to integrate its cybersecurity division with its infrastructure protection duties.

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Can small agencies piggyback on modernization plans?

Non-CFO Act agencies are not included in the legislation that seeks to update legacy systems, which could create a two-tiered modernization effort.

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CRS fact-checks Trump claim of ICE endorsement

A Congressional Research Service legal sidebar explains why campaign trail claims that ICE endorsed Donald Trump for president are not accurate.

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What a Senate flip could mean for feds and IT

If Democrats take control of the Senate, it will mean big changes at key committees and could prove to be a big deal for federal workforce and IT issues.

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Elections could upend IT leadership on Capitol Hill

As Democrats seek to expand their seats, a few notable lawmakers with IT and workforce policy chops could find themselves out of office when the 115th Congress convenes.

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DDOS attacks raise questions from lawmakers

Lawmakers want answers from government officials and the private sector on how a distributed denial-of-service attack crippled leading websites last week.

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Senator: Industry needs to educate Congress on cyber

Sen. Mark Warner, one of the most tech-savvy members of Congress, said industry should help him and his colleagues better understand technology so they can design smarter cyber policy.

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There’s still hope for IT modernization funding

There is more than one way to pay for modernization efforts at federal agencies.

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Connolly: cybersecurity at stake in election

One of the champions of IT reform in Congress said that the November election could significantly shuffle membership on committees with responsibility for cybersecurity.

The Fed 100

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Federal 100 Awards.

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