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FCW Insider: Feb. 22

AFGE looks to maximize two years of Democratic control on Capitol Hill

Although workplace safety is top of mind, the American Federation of Government Employees wants Congress to pursue action beyond the reversal of Trump workforce policies.

Crowdstrike: Pandemic drove 2020 uptick in cyberattacks

The company's new report highlights the threats facing healthcare institutions by both criminal and nation state-backed actors.

Manchin's opposition could sink OMB nominee

President Biden's pick of Neera Tanden's to head the Office of Management and Budget is in peril after a powerful centrist Democrat has announced his plan to vote no on the nomination.

Quick Hits

*** A recent think tank report suggests that the U.S. Postal Service could benefit from the addition of robotics systems to sort and even deliver mail. GCN has more on this story.

*** Lumen Technologies is protesting a $157.6 million award that went to Verizon to provide network security services to government agencies. Get more from Washington Technology.

Posted by FCW Staff on Feb 22, 2021 at 2:22 AM


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