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FCW Insider: Aug. 18

DHS slams assertions that leaders were illegally appointed

The agency's top lawyer argued that a Government Accountability Office legal opinion was flawed and politically motivated.

How DOD is updating its online education systems

As the pandemic increases the need for online learning, the Defense Department's chief management officer pushes change.

U.S. imposes new restrictions on Huawei, semiconductor industry

The Department of Commerce is tightening rules targeting the Chinese telecom's supply chain around computer processing chips and restricting sales of chips made with U.S. technology.

IARPA pursues advanced radio eavesdropping defenses

The intelligence community's research arm wants to use smart radio tech to find elusive signals might signal efforts to tap remote transmissions.

Quick Hits

*** Executives from a spectrum of government vendors firms told Washington Technology how their companies reacted and the actions they have taken to address social justice issues at their companies. For many addressing systemic racism is both a moral obligation as well as a business imperative.

*** For 31 years, FCW's Federal 100 Awards have celebrated outstanding individual achievements in the federal IT community. Due to the ongoing public health concerns, we are instead producing a series of Fed 100 Winner Showcase virtual events, to recognize all the winners and to dig more deeply into select winners' stories and accomplishments. Please join us on September 10th as we celebrate the several leaders and innovators in the AI and Automation category. Learn more about their work and the broader trends they are seeing across government.

Posted by FCW Staff on Aug 18, 2020 at 2:04 AM


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