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Kaspersky challenges DHS software ban in court

Kaspersky Lab announced Dec. 18 that it will challenge a DHS directive banning the use of their software in the federal government.

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Lawmakers set oversight agenda for IT modernization

Leaders on the House Oversight Committee offered a first look at plans for oversight of MGT Act implementation.

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Congress wants to set the stage for AI regs

A new bill would establish a federal advisory committee to examine the impact of AI.

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Are agencies doing all they can to attract talent?

Agencies may be underutilizing creative payment structures and incentives that could help them attract and retain employees, according to a GAO report.

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GSA gets ready for new e-commerce portals

Federal acquisition pros are gearing up to implement a provision in the defense authorization bill to let government buy through existing online marketplaces.

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2019 White House budget may include civilian pay freeze

A leaked OMB document featured in a Democratic report from a Senate committee indicates a proposed pay freeze is on the horizon.

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House funding bill raises the stakes on a shutdown

An extension to the current continuing resolution that raises defense spending will likely pass the House but faces long odds in the Senate.

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The MGT Act is law. Now what?

Congressional appropriators still must allocate the money for agencies to use the central fund MGT creates. And if they do, how can agencies take advantage of the newly created modernization funds?

Ron Wyden

Senator presses White House to improve election cyber protections

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) asked White House National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster to name an election security czar, grade states on their election infrastructure and designate political campaigns as critical infrastructure.

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DHS cyber reorg bill passes House

The bill would rename the National Protection and Programs Directorate and elevate the department's cyber and physical security missions.

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White House pushes back on cyber strategy demand

President Trump indicates he's opposed to a congressional demand for a cybersecurity strategy in the 2018 defense bill.

FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies at a House Judiciary Committee Hearing Dec 7 2017

Is the FBI investigating Georgia's wiped election server?

Director Christopher Wray declined to answer questions from lawmakers about whether the FBI retained data on a Georgia election server before it was wiped clean by state election officials.

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