• wireless spectrum (Creations/Shutterstock.com)

    Twin shared-spectrum efforts close in on milestones

    Two trailblazing efforts backed by DARPA and the FCC to share radio spectrum among federal and commercial users will hit significant milestones in the coming weeks. 09/12/2019

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    GSA makes first orders on payroll shared service BPA

    GSA issued about $10 million in task orders for shared payroll services under its NewPay initiative. 09/12/2019

  • White House updates Trusted Internet Connection policy

    Federal CIO Suzette Kent announced the final release of a TIC update designed to accommodate cloud and managed services. 09/12/2019

  • Blue Signage and logo of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Doing digital differently at VA

    The Department of Veterans Affairs CIO explains why digital transformation is not optional. 09/12/2019

  • global network (NicoElNino/Shutterstock.com)

    Who defends the Internet?

    Much of the underlying architecture that powers the internet is under increasing threat -- and it's not clear who in government or industry can or should take the lead to protect it. 09/11/2019

  • The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Will DOD's new cyber rules crush small business?

    Two contract attorneys tell FCW that the DOD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework could have a negative impact on small business and startups. 09/11/2019

  • paths (cybrain/Shutterstock.com)

    Government steps out on 'nudges'

    Years after OMB began pushing the idea of soft paternalism in federal programs, a GSA office is quietly leading cutting-edge efforts. 09/11/2019

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    Cabaniss confirmed to lead OPM

    The former head of the Federal Labor Relations Authority was approved to take over the top human resources job in government, ending almost a year of acting leadership. 09/11/2019

  • software (whiteMocca/Shutterstock.com)

    DOD pushes back on open source

    The Government Accountability Office wants the Department of Defense to implement governmentwide open source software requirements, but the Pentagon's top tech official has other plans. 09/10/2019

  • radio spectrum

    5G advocates look to spectrum sharing

    Federal agencies see increasing opportunity and value in sharing their spectrum, rather than holding on to it. 09/10/2019

  • cloud migration (deepadesigns/Shutterstock.com)

    Perspecta protests DEOS cloud loss

    The IT services company is protesting the $7.3 billion award in the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract to supply the Pentagon with Office 365 services. 09/10/2019

  • code scan (Titima Ongkantong/Shutterstock.com)

    NIST seeks comment on privacy framework

    The latest version comes with a number of notable additions, such as increased flexibility for organizations and a concerted effort to align the agency's privacy and cybersecurity efforts. 09/09/2019

  • GSA Headquarters (Photo by Rena Schild/Shutterstock)

    GSA clarifies supply chain rules

    The General Services Administration has shifted some of its rules that oversee compliance to telecommunications and video gear acquisitions. 09/09/2019

  • DOD cloud

    Esper still mulling JEDI strategy

    Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he's examining the strategy and execution of the DOD's planned $10 billion cloud buy and doesn't have a deadline to complete his review. 09/06/2019

  • critical infrastructure security (Ravil Sayfullin/Shutterstock.com)

    DHS looks to upgrade flagging info sharing program

    A top cyber official at the Department of Homeland Security said the underutilized Automated Indicator Sharing program will be getting a facelift to improve quality and facilitate more complex defensive actions. 09/06/2019

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