• People
    Deputy Federal CIO Margie Graves (Photo: Robert Severi)

    Margie Graves to lead industry side of ACT-IAC

    A former top IT official will head up a key committee at the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council. 06/29/2020

  • Cybersecurity
    By Orhan Cam Royalty-free stock photo ID: 546416560 United States Capitol Building in Washington DC USA

    Lawmakers push cyber updates in Senate defense bill

    Amendments filed to the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act by Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) and others would implement more than a dozen recommendations from the Solarium Commission report. 06/29/2020

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    FCW Insider: June 29

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/29/2020

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

    Senate NDAA repeals protest pilot, seeks clarity on JRSS

    Lawmakers in the Senate are running out of patience with the nebulous status of the Joint Regional Security Stacks effort and want to give new contracting authority to Cyber Command. 06/26/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    Feds to oversee grid supply chain effort

    The Department of Energy's cybersecurity agency is set to begin the process of prequalifying vendors of bulk power equipment for the U.S. electric grid. 06/26/2020

  • Workforce
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    USCIS anticipates major furloughs

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is staring down the prospect of having to furlough almost three-fourths of its workforce. 06/26/2020

  • Acquisition
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    GSA makes 3 awards in e-commerce test

    The General Services Administration awarded spots on its long-awaited e-commerce platform proof-of-concept test to Amazon, Overstock and Fisher Scientific. 06/26/2020

  • Federal CIO Suzette Kent presents opening remarks for the Women in Federal IT & Cyber event on March 29, 2018. (USDA photo by Tom Witham)

    FCW Insider: June 26

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 06/26/2020

  • Workforce
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    Team coverage: COVID-19 and the federal workforce

    FCW is covering the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the federal workforce and government operations. This page will be updated frequently with new coverage. 06/25/2020

  • Workforce
    EPA headquarters sign on building

    Union pushes back on EPA reopening plans

    As one agency tussles with employees on reopening, experts told Congress that telework and hybrid approaches will likely be a reality for months to come. 06/25/2020

  • Cybersecurity
    government security

    Bipartisan House bill would set up a White House cyber director

    The legislation would follow the Cyberspace Solarium's recommendation for a Senate-confirmed director to advise the president on cybersecurity policy. 06/25/2020

  • Legacy IT
     Information technology installed in the Social Security Department By Everett Historical Shutterstock ID 237228895

    CARES Act delivery hampered by old tech, bad data

    Aspects of the federal government's economic response to the coronavirus pandemic were marred by outdated state technology software and a crushing volume of beneficiaries that overwhelmed many systems, according to a new report from the watchdog Government Accountability Office. 06/25/2020

  • Comment
    consolidation (By tereez/Shutterstock.com)

    The evolution of TBM for your organization

    Buying into a common framework advances objectives that go beyond a single organization and enables an entire system to operate in a more unified way. For governments, this translates to better service for constituents. 06/25/2020

  • Oversight
    Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore) election night 2016 shutterstock image photo credit: Diego G Diaz

    Wyden disparages purge at Open Technology Fund

    The Oregon Democrat is demanding answers about the circumstances behind a series of abrupt firings at the non-profit Open Technology Fund carried out by a Trump administration official. 06/25/2020

  • People
    Federal CIO Suzette Kent

    Federal CIO Kent to exit in July

    During her tenure, Suzette Kent pushed on policies including Trusted Internet Connection, identity management and the creation of the Chief Data Officers Council 06/25/2020

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