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  • Cybersecurity

    FBI warns on IP addresses

    The FBI issued an alert in late July advising industry, government and academic institutions about persistent cyber threats from a group with ties to Iran. 08/04/2017

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    Meet the new face of federal IT contractors

    Steve Kelman hopes the vendors who won DHS' now-cancelled agile services contract are not just a flash in the pan. 08/04/2017

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS, vendor warn on automotive cyber flaws

    DHS warned the automobile industry that new private sector research shows vehicle control systems have new possible vectors for attacks and data theft. 08/03/2017

  • Oversight
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    Years after breach, OPM still shows infosec weakness

    A congressional watchdog reports that while OPM has addressed some past information security recommendations, vulnerabilities persist. 08/03/2017

  • People
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    DHS CIO resigns

    Recently installed DHS CIO Richard Staropoli has resigned his position at the agency. 08/03/2017

  • Acquisition
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    TSA seeks EIS transition help

    TSA's mid-July request for information for help with its transition to EIS shows the agency is looking to maintain its legacy telecom service but also leverage more modern capabilities. 08/03/2017

  • Veterans Affairs
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    VA expands telehealth access

    At a White House event, VA Secretary David Shulkin announced the coming nationwide release of an app designed to connect veterans and doctors. 08/03/2017

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    Secret Service to test surveillance drone at Trump golf club

    The Secret Service announced an upcoming test of a tethered drone system as part of its personnel protection mission during the president's upcoming vacation in Bedminster, N.J. 08/03/2017

  • Procurement
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    Why the FBI relo went off the rails

    The government burned tens of millions of dollars on a stalled effort to move the FBI out of its downtown D.C. headquarters. 08/02/2017

  • George Nesterczuk

    Nesterczuk withdraws as OPM nominee

    Former OPM official says prospect of being confirmed "has grown remote." 08/02/2017

  • Telecommunications
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    Post-award, the real work starts on EIS

    Federal agencies and the 10 contract awardees still have work to do before taking advantage of GSA's next-generation telecommunications contract. 08/02/2017

  • Procurement
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    DeVos scraps multibillion tech procurement

    Facing a potential bipartisan revolt on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration scrapped its plans for a new student loan servicing platform. 08/02/2017

  • Comment
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    Making modernization happen

    Three key budget and policy steps from Congress and the Trump Administration would go a long way toward addressing this critical challenge. 08/02/2017

  • Defense
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    Should NSA and CyberCom split? A watchdog weighs in

    The Government Accountability Office teamed up with Pentagon officials to identify the advantages and disadvantages of the dual-hat leadership structure of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. 08/02/2017

  • Congress
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    New bill sets IoT standards for federal suppliers

    A new bipartisan Senate bill would eliminate the federal government from purchasing connected devices with hard-coded passwords and other known vulnerabilities. 08/01/2017

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