• Cybersecurity
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    Senators introduce bill to create state cyber coordinators at DHS

    Lawmakers said the legislation was crafted following conversations with local officials who have expressed a desire for more federal support. 01/17/2020

  • Congress
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    EPA under fire from House panel for lax ethics enforcement

    The House Oversight Committee wants to know why top officials have been able to sidestep or delay signing ethics pledges. 01/17/2020

  • Defense
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    DIU seeks tech to support fast patching, inventory management

    The Defense Department's innovation arm is looking for companies with existing solutions that will help revamp its inventory management system. 01/17/2020

  • Acquisition
    e-commerce (William Potter/

    GSA fine tunes e-commerce effort

    The changes GSA made to its commercial electronic marketplace solicitation in early January makes the portal proposal more amenable to commercial providers, experts said. 01/17/2020

  • voting security

    FCW Insider: Jan. 17

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 01/17/2020

  • Defense

    DISA pushes on Fourth Estate network modernization

    The DOD's central IT organization is leading a migration to a new single service network and will bring on the first agency later this year. 01/16/2020

  • Law Enforcement
    FBI Headquarters (Photo by Kristi Blokhin/Shutterstock)

    FBI will notify states when election systems are breached

    The internal policy change is meant to increase "visibility and transparency" around voting system intrusions during the 2020 election cycle. 01/16/2020

  • Acquisition
    Dept of Interior building (shutterstock)

    CenturyLink wins $1.6 billion telecom task order from Interior

    After a protest from rival Verizon failed, CenturyLink emerged as the winner of the Interior Department's telecom modernization task order under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract. 01/16/2020

  • Defense
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    Army chief says to expect fewer program cuts in 2021 budget

    After two rounds of zero-based budgeting, the Army's 2021 budget request is likely to contain fewer steep cuts to underperforming or legacy programs, according to Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy. 01/16/2020

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