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Granholm says cyber R&D is a priority at DOE

The agency chief said is refocusing the Energy Department's Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response on providing grid operators with threat intelligence and response capabilities.

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Commerce digs into supply chain security

The Commerce Department wants to establish a new office that will work across the federal government and partner with the private sector to "get ahead of supply chain resiliency issues," Secretary Gina Raimondo said Thursday.

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DHS kicks off workforce sprint with push to hire 200 cyber pros

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas characterized the new effort to hire cybersecurity personnel as the largest of its kind in the agency's history.

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Impeachment witnesses talk public service

Four former government officials who played key roles in the first impeachment of former president Donald Trump discussed their experiences during a Public Service Recognition Week event.

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Lawmakers press for IDEA Act adoption

A group of House Democrats want the Biden administration to pick up the pace on implementation of the Integrated Digital Experience Act.

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House Dems, unions pitch plan to reclassify TSA screeners

So far, Republicans haven't signed on to a plan to alter the agency's unique personnel situation. Some experts caution that there are untended consequences from a move to put TSA officers under Title 5.

5 lessons learned from the FedRAMP process

Government needs a massive investment in FedRAMP

A well-funded shared service could relieve an authorization bottleneck and bring essential cloud services to the government market.

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Lawmakers grow impatient with delayed Biden budget

House appropriators worry about Army modernization cuts as White House finalizes fiscal 2022 request.

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TMF payback rules relaxed for cyber upgrades, pandemic response

Biden administration officials announced on Tuesday that payback requirements will be relaxed for some projects funded by the recent $1 billion addition to the Technology Modernization Fund. Administrators want urgently needed upgrades that help respond to the pandemic or improve the cybersecurity of federal agencies.

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DOD expands bug bounty program to public networks, systems

The vulnerability disclosure program, which was started from the Defense Digital Service's 2016 Hack the Pentagon initiative, was initially restricted to public-facing websites and applications.

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Lawmakers look to revive collusion case against Amazon in JEDI

Two GOP members of Congress are pressing the Justice Department and the Pentagon to reopen a probe into conflicts of interest between Amazon ex-employees and consultants and the government architects of a $10 billion cloud computing program.

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Navy looks to update business systems to improve vessel maintenance

Thomas Harker, the acting Navy secretary, told lawmakers that improved business systems would help enhance performance and reduce costs.

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