• Oversight
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    Deferred maintenance takes a toll on federal infrastructure in Indian Country

    The average age of health care facilities run by the Indian Health Service is more than 37 years. The agency's construction program has a need for an estimated $22 billion, an agency official told lawmakers. 06/18/2021

  • Defense

    Data sharing is critical for JADC2, but reciprocity is hard to enforce

    It's going to take more than a new policy to achieve the Defense Department's ultimate goal of connecting every sensor and shooter through Joint All Domain Command and Control. 06/18/2021

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    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/18/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    Survey: Many water utilities lack data on IT, OT assets

    The new survey data from an information sharing and analysis center was published on the same day a news outlet reported a water treatment facility in California was easily breached by an individual who possessed a former employee's credentials. 06/17/2021

  • Congress
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    New bill looks to ramp up penalties for ransomware crooks

    Three senators are aiming to pass new legislation that expands DOJ's power to go after botnets and stiffen penalties for cyberattacks on critical infrastructure by adding it to the upcoming infrastructure bill. 06/17/2021

  • Workforce
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    Feds to get Juneteenth off as a federal holiday, starting Friday

    The signing of a new law to commemorate Juneteenth as a federal holiday will give many federal employees the day off on Friday June 18. 06/17/2021

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    FCW Insider: June 17, 2021

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/17/2021

  • Workforce
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    Interior plans year-round federal firefighter workforce

    The permanent federal firefighting force should help combat a longer fire season, the department says. 06/16/2021

  • Defense
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    Army modernization under scrutiny amid planned budget cuts

    Lawmakers worry the Army's modernization efforts could be undermined by a flat budget proposal for fiscal 2022. 06/16/2021

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