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    CISA chief wants younger, more experienced hackers in federal government

    Professional experience and credentials don't have the same importance in cybersecurity, where teenagers can hack governments and multi-billion-dollar corporations. 08/03/2020

  • Cybersecurity

    CISA updates internet connection policies

    Many of the changes to the core Trusted Internet Connection policies were in response to public feedback seeking new tech and additional architectural and security concepts. 08/03/2020

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    Points of Light: A nice story for a tough time

    At a time when more social responsibility is needed, Steve Kelman notes, a 30-year-old presidential initiative is still delivering. 08/03/2020

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    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 08/03/2020

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    AI's true benefit for government

    Productivity projections assume that federal workers and executives are widely empowered to make the most of the new AI tools at their disposal, but at present, this is not the case. 07/31/2020

  • Defense
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    Understanding the DOD's ban on some China-made telecom gear

    FCW spoke with Alejandro Sarria and Jason Workmaster, two attorneys specializing in federal contracting to get some clarity on the fast approaching government ban on contracting with companies that use certain telecom equipment and services. 07/31/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    Solarium commissioners focus on cyber director, better attribution

    Negotiations between the House and Senate on a $740 billion defense authorization bill will determine which recommendations from the Cyberspace Solarium Commission make it into law. 07/31/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    NSA and CISA push guidance for BootHole fix

    Federal agencies are moving to put out custom guidance for dealing with a widespread bootloader bug that can be complicated to patch due to software and firmware interdependencies. 07/31/2020

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    FCW Insider: July 31

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 07/31/2020

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  • Comment
    AI government

    AI's true benefit for government

    Productivity projections assume that federal workers and executives are widely empowered to make the most of the new AI tools at their disposal, but at present, this is not the case. 07/31/2020

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    IT modernization for the COVID era

    Crises are clarifying events, and the pandemic is making clear the limits of IT systems built for a different era. 07/30/2020

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    Digital government: the vital prerequisite to a 'new normal'

    As the dust settles and pandemic restrictions ease in the coming months, government agencies have a prime opportunity to shift from a state of reactivity to proactivity. 07/27/2020