• Shutterstock ID 1041857944 By Lagarto Film

    FCW Insider: Jan 15

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 01/15/2020

  • Defense

    CMMC training underway for auditors

    Training of the third-party accreditors for the DOD's upcoming unified cybersecurity standard will take place from now until June. 01/14/2020

  • Cybersecurity
    voting scrutiny (Bakhtiar Zein/Shutterstock.com)

    ODNI official promises more sharing ahead of 2020 elections

    The top intelligence official charged with election security said agencies have evolved to more quickly declassify and share information, but the threat landscape is more muddled this time around. 01/14/2020

  • Cybersecurity
    enterprise security (Omelchenko/Shutterstock.com)

    CISA alerts on NSA-discovered Windows 10 flaw

    Attackers could use the vulnerability to trick users into installing "updates" from trusted parties that are actually malware. 01/14/2020

  • Congress
    fiber optics and switches (PeterPhoto123/Shutterstock.com)

    Lawmakers urge Treasury, USDA to push on EIS

    In a flurry of letters from Capitol Hill before Christmas, the Agriculture and Treasury Departments got advice on leveraging Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions for modernization. 01/14/2020

  • security breach (Song_about_summer/Shutterstock.com)

    FCW Insider: Jan. 14

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 01/14/2020

  • Cybersecurity
    HUD HQ By Mark Van Scyoc Shutterstock photo ID: 260703998

    Watchdog warns on HUD's PII risks

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development is failing to safeguard and manage more than 1 billion records containing personally identifiable information, according to a management alert from the agency's internal watchdog. 01/13/2020

  • 5G
    5G tower with Huawei logo

    How much Huawei is too much for U.S. allies?

    A State Department official suggested the U.S. could seek to limit intelligence sharing with allies who use Huawei products for 5G, but stopped short of endorsing a legislative ban. 01/13/2020

  • Emerging Tech
    Image Credit: NASA Ames / John Hardman

    DOE launches quantum funding opportunity

    The Department of Energy streamlines and accelerates its quantum computing research efforts with far-reaching funding opportunities. 01/13/2020

  • Data
    Data analytics

    Legislative mandates provide direction on data

    VA, HHS offer a look at how data management mandates from recent legislation are helping agencies. 01/13/2020

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    FCW Insider: Jan. 13

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 01/13/2020

  • Congress
    Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)

    Pending study to examine OPM-GSA merger

    There's still no information yet on how the congressionally mandated NAPA study will be conducted. 01/13/2020

  • Congress
    IoT fuels next-gen law enforcement

    Senate passes bill to establish IoT working group

    The panel would be charged with identifying federal regulations and challenges that may inhibit the development or deployment of IoT and examine how federal agencies could benefit from greater reliance on connected devices. 01/10/2020

  • Emerging Tech
    Blockchain (a-image/Shutterstock.com)

    Treasury tests blockchain-based grant tracking

    The Treasury Department, along with two universities, is piloting a payment capability that leverages blockchain to track grant money. 01/10/2020

  • Acquisition
    network monitoring (nmedia/Shutterstock.com)

    How companies should prep for CMMC

    Defense contractors should be getting ready for the Defense Department's impending cybersecurity standard expected to be released this month. 01/10/2020

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