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How DOD's executive exodus could affect tech modernization

Back-to-back resignations raise concerns about how things will be run without permanent leadership in key areas from policy to tech development.

Ellen Lord speaks during the JEDI Cloud Industry Day in Arlington, Va. March 7, 2018. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

Defense contractors pressure White House, DOD for more pandemic stimulus funds

Major defense company executives are pushing the White House and Pentagon for additional financial relief due to increased costs caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai testifies in the Senate in June 2019. (Image credit: Aaron Schwartz/Shutterstock)

FCC makes next move on widely opposed T-band auction

The Federal Communications Commission reluctantly moves ahead with plans to reallocate and auction public-safety spectrum.

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JADC2 tops Pentagon’s artificial intelligence efforts

The Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is focused on overlaying AI tools on the military’s mega information-sharing platform effort, called Joint All Domain Command and Control.

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House appropriators put protections for federal workers into FY21 funding bill

Provisions would block the OPM-GSA merger and empower unions, but the bill does not touch on pay raises.

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House's DHS funding bill would create public-private cyber center

The legislation would give $2.25 billion to DHS' cyber wing and set up an integrated cybersecurity center with other agencies, state and local governments and private industry.

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OSTP: Changes needed to better share COVID data

Wider data sharing in the COVID-19 era takes will, as well as broader thinking, AI and machine learning, said White House tech expert.

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NTIA looks to secure more 5G spectrum

DOD and DHS radar spectrum could be next candidate for shared commercial use, according to a new NTIA study.

Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

VA secretary touts department's telework, telehealth efforts

Secretary Robert Wilkie also discussed the electronic health care records rollout and VA's need to pay more for certain essential hires.

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CISA, USCYBERCOM warn of massive vulnerability for popular networking device

A particularly dangerous vulnerability affecting BIG-IP networking devices likely impacts every major sector in the world, including federal agencies.

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GSA doubles down on STARS

The next iteration of the General Services Administration’s popular small business tech and IT services contract will top the current vehicle’s spending ceiling.

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NDAA could require closer tracking of DOD researchers

A provision added to the House version of the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act raised privacy concerns, but security considerations won out.

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