• e-commerce (William Potter/Shutterstock.com)

    Why data is key to GSA's e-commerce plan

    Federal spending and pricing data -- and who can access what -- are critical to success of the General Services Administration's e-commerce platform plans.


  • Cybersecurity
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    Senate investigation pins CPSC breaches on 'incompetence'

    Poor software design and lack of trainings were found to be responsible for a series of data breaches that touched 10,000 manufactures and 30,000 consumers. 10/17/2019

  • Acquisition
    GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA looks for agency buy-in on e-commerce platform

    The General Services Administration is consulting with potential federal users to get them ready to use upcoming e-commerce platform. 10/17/2019

  • Workforce
    AI human team (FGC/Shutterstock.com)

    AI disruption and STEM jobs

    OMB is currently drafting a memo and soliciting feedback from industry partners to regulate how agencies should use artificial intelligence in the workplace. 10/17/2019

  • People
    Elijah Cummings speaks at an American Federation of Government Employees conference in Feb. 2017. Photo courtesty AFGE under creative commons 2.0 license.

    Elijah Cummings dies at 68

    The powerful chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform passed away after battling illness for months. He'll be remembered by federal employees as a passionate advocate. 10/17/2019

  • U.S. Capitol (Photo by M DOGAN / Shutterstock)

    FCW Insider: Oct. 17

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/17/2019

  • Congress
    eye behind data (Titima Ongkantong/Shutterstock.com)

    Why CISA wants subpoena authority to probe cyber risks

    In a proposal to Congress reviewed by FCW, the cybersecurity agency said it had encountered at least six occasions in the past year where they have not been able to identify and warn the owners of vulnerable IPs. 10/16/2019

  • Cybersecurity

    Industry seeks more liability protections for threat info

    Commercial providers of technology and infrastructure want more federal protection to share specific cyber threat information about risky products and services. 10/16/2019

  • Cybersecurity
    threat detection

    Advanced tech and human operators

    Artificial intelligence and machine learning tools are helping perform cybersecurity tasks, but humans remain central to the process, experts say. 10/16/2019

  • Defense
    U.S. Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford March 11, 2019. (Photo credit: Spc. Connor Kelly/U.S. Army)

    Army sets up 'provisional' cloud management office

    Army CIO Lt. Gen. Bruce Crawford said the service has begun to set up an enterprise cloud management office and hired a leader. 10/16/2019

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