• Workforce
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    21 House Republicans ask Trump to rescind workforce orders

    A group of 21 Republican lawmakers wants the Trump administration to reconsider three executive orders on federal unions that they say undermine existing labor laws. 06/13/2018

  • Homeland Security
    Chris Krebs NPPD undersecretary (then acting) testifies FEBRUARY 7, 2018 HSGAC DHS reauthorization hearing

    Senate approves Krebs to lead NPPD

    After running the operation for almost a year, the temporary head of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is set to be sworn in as the group's official director. 06/13/2018

  • People
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    Karen Evans to head Energy's new cyber shop

    Longtime federal IT executive Karen Evans is returning to government to head the Department of Energy's new office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response. 06/13/2018

  • Workforce
    2015 group shot of 18Fers from an agency blog post

    Will term limits transform government's digital service groups?

    Now at the four-year mark, Obama-era digital teams have spanned solidly across two administrations. But with the earliest hires hitting the end of their terms, what do their legacies and futures look like? 06/12/2018

  • Elections
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    Senate Dems look to shore up voting security

    The Protecting Americans Votes and Elections Act sponsored by six Senate Democrats looks to digital ballot uncertainty by requiring paper ballots for all federal elections. 06/12/2018

  • Workforce
    Sen. Mark Warner (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Shutterstock)

    Warner seeks fix for clearance backlog

    Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner proposed new cost transparency and processing goals to reform the federal security clearance process. 06/12/2018

  • Spectrum
    cell tower Stock photo ID: 122758183 By Christian Delber

    Why it's getting harder to find sharable federal spectrum

    The government is sitting on a goldmine of radio spectrum that could be used to accelerate 5G deployment, but crafting a coordinated policy to get there is complicated. 06/12/2018

  • Comment
    Data analytics

    Data behaving badly

    Why data veracity is key to ensuring that business insights are reliable. 06/12/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    Treasury hits infosec vendors with Russia-related sanctions

    The U.S. government on Monday added to a growing list of organizations and individuals sanctioned and charged with assisting Russia in cyberattacks against the United States. 06/11/2018

  • Spectrum
    radio spectrum

    Lawmakers push to expand agency spectrum sharing

    New legislation would provide more money for agencies to research how to free up their federal spectrum holdings for commercialization. 06/11/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    How Energy's new cyber shop will work

    The Energy Department's new cybersecurity and emergency response unit aims to complement critical infrastructure efforts at DHS. 06/11/2018

  • Census
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    Census IT costs close in on $5 billion

    Census documents reveal the rising costs of the 2020 census -- and indicate that existing tech can be leveraged to obtain accurate citizenship data without adding a new question to the population survey. 06/11/2018

  • Defense
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    What the Senate wants to see in this year's NDAA

    The Senate released its text and report for the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Take a look at a few of the biggest cyber provisions that could make it through final passage. 06/08/2018

  • Congress
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    Bid to revive Capitol Hill tech office fails

    On a mostly party-line vote, the House rejected an effort bring back the Office of Technology Assessment. 06/08/2018

  • Acquisition
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    SEWP tool helps federal IT supply chain

    SEWP's authorized reseller identification tool is helping the contract vehicle's federal customers weed out unauthorized IT gear and services. 06/08/2018

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