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  • Congress
    Claire McCaskill

    Senate Dem wants answers on reported Booz Allen leak

    Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) wants answers from Booz Allen Hamilton about its security posture and ability to manage sensitive intelligence data. 06/21/2017

  • Workforce
    VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin speaking at a June 20, 2017 Monitor Breakfast. Photo credit: Michael Bonfigli/The Christian Science Monitor

    VA chief: fast firing authority will improve morale

    President Trump is expected to sign a bill granting new authority to fire and discipline VA employees on an expedited basis. Secretary David Shulkin thinks the measure will help improve flagging morale at the agency. 06/21/2017

  • Identity Management
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    Can blockchain transform ID?

    Accenture and Microsoft are teaming up on a plan to use biometric markers in a blockchain platform to verify identity for displaced persons who may lack official documentation. 06/20/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    Survey: Cybersecurity concerns climbing

    New study shows national security and cyber risks top consumer's list of concerns, but NIST working to get agencies to build security into systems from the start. 06/20/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    CIO: HHS faces 500 million hack attempts per week

    Department of Health and Human Services CIO Beth Killoran estimates that the department faces "500 million cyber hack attempts each week" and cautioned that number is only going to go up. 06/20/2017

  • Congress
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    McCain dresses down DOD deputy nominee

    President Trump's nominee for deputy defense secretary faced strong criticism from Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain over his background at Boeing and for some of the answers the nominee provided to senators during his confirmation hearing. 06/20/2017

  • Veterans Affairs
    VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin speaking at a June 20, 2017 Monitor Breakfast. Photo credit: Michael Bonfigli/The Christian Science Monitor

    VA expects to add an integrator to health record mix

    After coming to terms with Cerner on a price for its electronic health record system, VA expects to pivot to finding an integrator to handle legacy interoperability and change management. 06/20/2017

  • Management
    Jared Kushner via video feed delivers remarks after White House American Technology Council meeting

    White House tasks tech CEOs with fixing federal IT

    The new American Technology Council convened high-ranking tech executives at the White House to surface solutions that can improve federal IT and digital services. 06/19/2017

  • FirstNet
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    AT&T rival targets FirstNet opt-out states

    FirstNet and AT&T made their plans for states' wireless broadband network available, starting what might be a contentious state-by-state battle. 06/19/2017

  • Oversight
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    Watchdog: NSA needs to boost insider-threat protocols

    While the intelligence agency has implemented several of the Secure-the-Net initiatives launched in the wake of the Edward Snowden leak, additional steps are still needed. 06/19/2017

  • Comment
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    Breakthroughs in risk-based cyberattack detection

    What government can learn from a utility company's embrace of machine learning. 06/19/2017

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS: Health care sector is most prone to ransomware

    The Department of Homeland Security details ransomware vulnerabilities faced by critical infrastructure sectors, especially health care systems. 06/19/2017

  • Budget
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    DOD to Congress: continuing resolution threatens modernization

    The U.S. military is facing new threats from technologically savvy adversaries, and unless Congress provides stable funding, U.S. forces will be increasingly vulnerable in the cyber domain say Pentagon leaders. 06/16/2017

  • Workforce
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    Senators: Reorg plans must balance workforce cuts against mission success

    Agencies expect to hit the first deadline set by the White House's plan to restructure government and reduce the size of the workforce, but lawmakers want to make sure their efforts don't come at the expense of effective operations. 06/16/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    FBI extradites Latvian for malware scheme

    The FBI brings elusive scareware suspect to U.S. courtroom to face multiple wire fraud and conspiracy charges. 06/16/2017

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