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*** In its 2021 budget submission the Trump Administration is looking to cut back on year-end "use-it-or-lose-it" contract spending.

*** Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) and Cory Booker (D-N.J.) are proposing legislation freezing the warrantless use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement.

*** The internal watchdog at the IRS found that the tax agency needs to do a better job managing permissions on its Windows Active Directory to avoid the risk of unauthorized access to tax data.

Posted on Feb 13, 2020 at 10:30 PM


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    Court orders temporary block on JEDI

    JEDI, the Defense Department’s multi-billion-dollar cloud procurement, is officially on hold, according to a federal court announcement Feb. 13.

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    mock-up of the shore-based Aegis Combat Information Center

    Pentagon focuses on research, cyber in 2021 budget request

    The Defense Department wants to significantly increase funds for research, cyber, and cloud.

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