• Blue Signage and logo of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    VA health record go-live pushed back to July

    The Department of Veterans Affairs is delaying a planned initial deployment of its $16 billion electronic health record project by four months, but is promising added functionality at the go-live date.


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  • Telecommunications
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    MetTel nabs $253M EIS task order

    The Social Security Administration has awarded a telecommunications task order to one three small business vendors on the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract. 02/27/2020

  • Defense

    Congress questions Navy's plan to build large drone ships before full testing

    The Navy wants to increase production of unmanned surface vessels, but Congress remains wary of long-term success. 02/27/2020

  • Workforce

    Congresswoman asks Dem presidential candidates to address federal workforce

    As public sector job satisfaction dips, Rep. Wexton wants the 2020 White House hopefuls to restore faith in civil service. 02/27/2020

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    The government’s e-marketplace experiment

    To serve government buyers, a provider must balance between commercial efficiency and public accountability. 02/27/2020

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    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 02/27/2020

  • Privacy
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    Spy law reauthorization postponed to avoid tough privacy votes

    A markup to reauthorize the USA Freedom Act was pushed back indefinitely as members deal with the fallout of a new oversight report and Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) prepares to introduce a number of proposed amendments. 02/26/2020

  • Homeland Security
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    Lawmakers press DHS chief on drug detection tech

    Illicit drug shipments through land ports of entry concern lawmakers who asked acting Homeland Security chief Chad Wolf for details on the technology to stop them. 02/26/2020

  • Defense
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    TRANSCOM head says contractors struggle with advanced persistent threats

    The lead general for TRANSCOM threw support behind the Defense Department's impending unified cybersecurity standard for contractors, the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, as contractors struggle with advanced persistent threats. 02/26/2020

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