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  • Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke

    DHS chief sees cyber threats every day

    Americans are "right to worry" about ever-present cybersecurity threats, says the acting head of the Department of Homeland Security. 10/04/2017

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    Is USPS prepping for driverless mail trucks?

    A report by the USPS Office of the Inspector General examines how autonomous vehicle technology could change the way the Postal Service transports and delivers the mail. 10/04/2017

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    Border tech bill clears Senate committee

    A bill to require DHS and components to keep a closer eye on major border security technology acquisitions could soon see a vote in the full Senate. 10/04/2017

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    Cyber risks loom for energy sector

    Cyberattacks on energy critical infrastructure are the leading threat to the sector, highlighting the need for continued public/private partnerships. 10/04/2017

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    IRS IT leaders didn't know about $7M Equifax award

    IRS CIO Gina Garza told Congress that she and other tech officials at the tax agency did not sign off on a $7 million contract awarded to Equifax a month after the credit monitoring firm disclosed a massive data breach. 10/04/2017

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    White House cyber chief warns on IP theft

    Rob Joyce cautioned that requirements by foreign powers to review IT source code of U.S. vendors could lead to intellectual property theft. 10/03/2017

  • IT outages create headaches for CBP field workers

    Despite a $1.4 billion IT budget, the agency responsible for screening people and cargo entering the U.S. from abroad suffers from system downtime that could lead to increased security risks, according to an internal oversight report. 10/03/2017

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    Personal info leaked in SEC breach

    The agency has also provided additional details on the scope of its response to the 2016 incident. 10/03/2017

  • DHS still pushing to rename cyber shop

    A bill that would rename and federate a key Homeland Security cybersecurity component is key to fueling the agency's efforts in cybersecurity and its overall image, supporters say. 10/03/2017

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    FCC names new CTO

    The communications agency tapped researcher Eric Burger to serve as top technology policy advisor. 10/03/2017

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    OPM names new CIO

    Former Maryland CIO David Garcia will replace David DeVries as the top tech official of the Office of Personnel Management. 10/02/2017

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    White House cracks down on executive travel

    The same day Tom Price stepped down as secretary of Health and Human Services, the White House put out a memo reminding agency execs not to stick taxpayers with the tab for private travel. 10/02/2017

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    As deadline looms, 22 states opt-in to FirstNet

    FirstNet announced that final decisions are due from governors by Dec. 28 on whether they will use the federally backed interoperable wireless network for first responders. 10/02/2017

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    FedRAMP launches streamlined approvals for low-impact services

    FedRAMP Tailored aims to get applications to agencies in as little as four weeks and reduce the burden on cloud providers. 09/29/2017

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    What to look for in agency reorg plans

    Will agency reorganization plans focus on management and program improvements, or are the efforts a front for budget cuts and workforce reductions? 09/29/2017

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