• Government Innovation Awards
    Government Innovation Awards - https://governmentinnovationawards.com

    Nominations now open for the 2018 Rising Stars

    Help us identify the early-career innovators and change agents in government IT. 06/07/2018

  • Telecom
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    Verizon hits EIS milestone

    The telecom is the first of 10 prime contractors on the government's $50 billion communications contract to report success on back office requirements. 06/07/2018

  • Congress

    Lawmakers seek standardized national encryption policy

    A push on Capitol Hill looks to preempt a possible patchwork of data encryption policies varying from state to state. 06/07/2018

  • Supply Chain
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    U.S. reverses ZTE ban

    After a personal intervention by President Trump, the Commerce Department rescinded export restrictions aimed at Chinese telecom manufacturer ZTE. 06/07/2018

  • Drones
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    Lawmakers seek answers on possible drone threat

    Technology for detecting and disabling unmanned systems that threaten U.S. facilities and assets requires more testing, witnesses told a Senate panel. 06/06/2018

  • Defense
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    USAF edges toward an agile future

    Air Force IT acquisition lead Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel said that agile didn't make the program objectives memo for 2020 but an embrace of agile development remains a goal. 06/06/2018

  • Workforce
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    Trump team looks to refine workforce messaging

    As the Trump administration continues its push to reform the federal workforce, its top management and personnel officials want to change how their message is being received. 06/06/2018

  • Congress
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    In House bill, Pentagon cloud funding comes with strings attached

    The House defense appropriations bill includes new reporting requirements on the JEDI project and the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions cloud efforts. 06/06/2018

  • Raj Shah managing director diux

    Code for America, civic tech and DOD

    Defense Department digital experts were invited to speak at the recent CfA Summit, and some attendees took offense. Steve Kelman argues that civic tech should embrace such debates. 06/06/2018

  • Drones
    Multi Utility Tactical Transport w/ 50 CAL gun

    Army secretary wants robot vehicles on the battlefield by 2028

    It's not Skynet yet, but Army Secretary Mark Esper says robotics will change the fundamentals of warfare and that getting there first provides a distinct advantage. 06/05/2018

  • Supply Chain
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    FCC gets pushback on supply chain security proposal

    Telecom carriers and device manufacturers are telling the Federal Communications Commission that it may be overstepping its authority with a plan to police supply chain security. 06/05/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    Making CDM work

    The top engineer of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program said that success is more dependent on people and processes than technology. 06/05/2018

  • Workforce
    information sharing (Jirsak/Shutterstock.com)

    OPM seeks governmentwide solution for digital employee records

    The Office of Personnel Management is seeking a digital record system that would make it easier for federal employees to move across agencies and in and out of government. 06/05/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    Rick Perry Energy SECY Austin Tx 6/4/18 via livestream

    Energy advances cyber role

    The Energy Department is looking to blunt attacks and close gaps in critical infrastructure. 06/04/2018

  • People
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    White House names new top homeland security advisor

    Coast Guard Rear Adm. Doug Fears will take up a senior National Security Council post that includes being the top White House official on cybersecurity. 06/04/2018

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