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    FCW Insider: Feb. 22

    The latest news, analysis and other updates from FCW's reporters and editors.

  • Congress
    Stingray cell site simulator from patent

    Lawmakers probe for Stingray info in funding bill

    Congress wants to know more about how the Department of Homeland Security and state and local partners use cell-site simulators and whether they are complying with existing departmental regulations.

  • Defense
     26th Network Operations Squadron at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala.

    DISA looks to fix JRSS bugs

    After a scathing internal evaluation, the Defense Information Systems Agency said it is working to resolve latency and reliability issues in the Joint Regional Security Stacks program.

  • Veterans Affairs
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    Gfrerer confirmed to lead tech at VA

    After about two years of temporary officials, with tech problems piling up, the Office of Information and Technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs finally lands a Senate-confirmed leader. 01/03/2019

  • FCW Insider: Jan. 3

    The latest news, analysis and other updates from FCW's reporters and editors. 01/03/2019

  • Cybersecurity
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    HHS releases cyber guides for healthcare orgs

    The Department of Health and Human Services has rolled out new guidance to protect organizations in the health care sector from cyberattacks. 01/02/2019

  • Shutterstock / Bakhtiar Zein

    Agile without the baggage

    Steve Kelman shares a compelling argument that agencies should skip the buzzwords and simply embrace the principles of better software development. 01/02/2019

  • 2019 Outlook
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    Is RPA ready for prime time?

    After a year filled with robotic process automation pilots, agencies are focused on truly operationalizing in 2019. 01/02/2019

  • Workforce
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    Back to the future: Shutdowns and the next generation of feds

    In 2013 during another shutdown, FCW took a look at how the prospect of furloughs and unpaid work were affecting the morale of students planning careers in the federal government. 01/02/2019

  • US Congress House side Shutterstock photo ID: 156615524 By mdgn editorial use only

    FCW Insider: Jan. 2

    The latest news, analysis and other updates from FCW's reporters and editors. 01/02/2019

  • Congress
    Editorial credit: Albert H. Teich / Shutterstock.com Washington, DC - February 27, 2017: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speak to a joint press conference at the National Press Club

    House plans to pass funding bill that includes pay raise for feds

    Democrats will vote on an appropriations package to reopen all the federal agencies shuttered during the partial shutdown, but the lack of wall funding will likely means the measure won't get a vote in the Senate. 01/01/2019

  • Workforce
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    Trump nixes planned pay raise for feds

    With shutdown talks at an impasse, the White House finalized plans to freeze federal pay at 2018 levels. 12/30/2018

  • Budget
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    Shutdown looks certain to last into 2019

    House members have been told to expect no further votes this week, which puts the first paycheck of 2019 at risk for thousands of federal employees. 12/27/2018

  • Shutterstock ID 169474442 By Maxx-Studio

    FCW Insider: 2019 Outlook

    A look ahead at the coming year in federal IT, acquisition and human resources from FCW's reporters. 12/27/2018

  • Budget
    Fiscal cliff (Photo by MrIncredible/Shutterstock)

    Shutdown hits as Hill leaders and White House negotiate

    A partial government shutdown took effect at midnight. House and Senate lawmakers plan to resume business at noon on Saturday, 12 hours into the appropriations lapse. 12/22/2018

  • U.S. Capitol (Photo by Orhan Cam / Shutterstock)

    FCW Insider: Dec. 21

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 12/21/2018

  • 2019 Outlook
    election security (Shutterstock.com)

    Election security bills face hurdles in 2019

    House Democrats will likely push new election security legislation in 2019, but obstacles remain in the Senate and the White House. 12/20/2018

  • Budget
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    Shutdown showdown shifts back to the Senate

    Lawmakers are hurtling toward a partial government shutdown on Friday, as Trump and House conservatives dig in on wall funding. 12/20/2018

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