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FCW Insider: July 9

Help Wanted: Biden campaign hiring cyber professionals

The campaign has put out job notices for a cyber threat analyst and cloud security architect as it looks to beef up protections ahead of the 2020 elections.

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.

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.

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.

Quick HIts

The deadline for Government Innovation Award nominations has been extended to July 17. Submit yours today, and ensure that the most innovative government projects, disruptive companies and individual Rising Stars get the recognition they deserve.

Also, don't miss next week's FCW and Defense Systems' Workshop on DOD Cloud.  Learn more about the speakers and topics at this July 15 virtual event at FCW.com/DODcloud.

Posted by FCW Staff on Jul 09, 2020 at 1:08 AM


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