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  • Comment
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    Smarter regulation through data science

    How analytics offers a low-cost alternative to regulation when it comes to monitoring risks to the financial system. 08/28/2017

  • Workforce
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    OPM offers flex for Harvey hiring

    The Office of Personnel Management reminded agencies that there are exceptions in place to fast-track hiring of critical need positions, despite the federal hiring slowdown. 08/28/2017

  • Defense
    Rear Adm. Nancy Norton, U.S. Navy

    DISA's new vice director focuses on cyber tools for battle

    Navy Rear Adm. Nancy Norton will help oversee the Defense Information Systems Agency's 8,000 employees and manage an $11 billion budget. 08/28/2017

  • Stock photo ID: 703961422 Hurricane Harvey Flooded Streets in League City Texas

    FAA, FCC tackle hurricane complications

    Unauthorized drones in the air over hurricane disaster zone and telecommunications outages are among the myriad issues facing response agencies as Hurricane Harvey churns through Texas. 08/28/2017

  • Appropriations
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    Crunch time for funding on Capitol Hill

    A near-perfect storm of legislative deadlines threaten a government shutdown if Congress and the president can't find a path to a funding bill by the end of the fiscal year. 08/25/2017

  • Law Enforcement
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    Digital rights advocates slam DOJ data request

    Nearly 80 civil and digital rights organizations wrote a letter to the Department of Justice objecting to its "overly broad" data request aimed at a website that coordinated inauguration protests. 08/25/2017

  • Census
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    Can Congress save the 2020 census?

    As the Census Bureau has had to cancel or suspend programs to cope with budgetary constraints, Congress is going to have to ramp up funding and oversight down the home stretch to avoid a failed count. 08/25/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    First CDM Phase 3 task order hits the street

    GSA has issued the first task order for the third phase of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity program and looks for potential bidder responses by September. 08/25/2017

  • Judiciary
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    Can better tech support the sprawling Ninth Circuit?

    Sen. Jeff Flake is skeptical that the Ninth Circuit court's embrace of technology will meaningfully address its case backlog. 08/25/2017

  • Cybersecurity
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    How to spot a North Korean bot

    U.S. cyber watchdogs have new details on malware botnet infrastructure that is allegedly controlled by the North Korean government. 08/24/2017

  • Records Management
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    National Archives tilts toward paperless future

    The National Archives and Records Administration plans to stop accepting non-electronic records submissions from agencies by the end of 2022. 08/24/2017

  • Oversight
    Comptroller General Gene Dodaro

    Can reorg plans get agencies off the high-risk list?

    As agencies continue preparations to submit their reorganization plans, many also have to reckon with their places on the Government Accountability Office's high-risk list. 08/24/2017

  • Contracting
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    VA sued over sole-source plan for health records

    A government contractor is suing the Department of Veterans Affairs over a planned move to shift from its homegrown electronic health records system Vista to the Cerner product used by the U.S. military. 08/24/2017

  • Cloud
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    Are federal agencies ready to bail on data centers?

    High-level IT officials across several agencies are ready to say goodbye to on-premise infrastructure. 08/23/2017

  • Homeland Security
    Integrated Fixed Surveillance Tower in Arizona (Photo by GAO)

    Unfilled DHS slots no barrier to border wall effort

    Can the Department of Homeland Security focus on the border wall project without permanent leaders in key spots? 08/23/2017

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