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  • Defense
    Deputy Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan speaks during the Defense Intelligence Agency change of directorship ceremony at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington. D.C., Oct. 3, 2017  DOD photo by Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley

    DOD DepSec weighs in on Space Force

    No. 2 Pentagon official Patrick Shanahan tries to allay Air Force worries that a Space Force would uproot its Space and Missile Command. 09/19/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    Botnet bandits drop dimes on cybercrimes

    New court filings reveal how the operators of the infamous Mirai botnet are helping the FBI combat cybercrime. 09/19/2018

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    FCW Insider: Sept. 19

    Today's top stories, quick hits and other observations from FCW's reporters and editors. 09/19/2018

  • Infrastructure
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    How the Energy Dept. is operationalizing emergency response

    Hurricane Florence is a proving ground for the DOE's new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response. 09/18/2018

  • Defense
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    Air Force rolls out PEO Digital

    The service is rebranding and changing its acquisition structure to reflect new statutory authorities and its agile approach to development. 09/18/2018

  • Workforce
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    What federal job automation looks like

    As the Trump administration aims to drive efficiency and accuracy and eliminate "low-value work," agencies are starting to think about what aspects of their operations lend themselves to automation. 09/18/2018

  • Homeland Security
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    FEMA delays nationwide alert test

    A plan to test an emergency alert system by hitting nearly every U.S. cell phone with a presidential message was delayed because the agency is focused on Hurricane Florence relief. 09/18/2018

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    FCW Insider: Sept. 18

    Today's top stories, upcoming events and other observations from FCW's reporters and editors. 09/18/2018

  • Defense
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    Air Force mulls cyber RCO

    The U.S. Air Force is considering a rapid capabilities office to streamline cybersecurity acquisition. 09/17/2018

  • Oversight
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    GAO: $15.6 billion census cost estimate not reliable

    The Census Bureau bumped its lifecycle cost estimate for the 2020 count up to $15.6 billion last year -- more than $3 billion more than initially projected. But the GAO is, again, taking issue with the reliability of the estimate. 09/17/2018

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