• Congress
    Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.)

    Khanna looks to spruce up online government services

    Freshman congressman Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) has already introduced a bill to give federal websites a facelift and has rolled out 10 principles on data privacy as the "Internet Bill of Rights." 10/16/2018

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

    Warner presses agencies, Congress to advance IoT security

    Congress is running out of time to move on an internet-of-things security bill offered by Sen. Mark Warner, but the Virginia Democrat is hopeful agencies can pitch in with their own rules. 10/16/2018

  • FCW Insider: Oct. 16

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/16/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    Royalty-free stock illustration ID: 110138069 by 3dreams

    Federal DMARC compliance spikes up

    A significant number of agencies and domains may not meet an Oct. 16 deadline set by DHS, but cybersecurity firms are still praising the federal government's progress in combatting spoofing attacks. 10/16/2018

  • Contracting
    Stock photo ID: 658810513 By asharkyu

    A big-ticket vendor merger hits EIS

    The Harris-L3 merger won't significantly impact the $50 billion federal Enterprise Infrastructure Services contract, the companies report. 10/15/2018

  • Citizen Services
    Freedom of Information Act Advisory Committee member Melanie Pustay, U.S. Department of Justice, discusses the committee

    Taking point on FOIA

    Requesters tasked the U.S. with a record 1 million FOIA requests for fiscal year 2018, but while getting in the front door is easier than ever, getting responses is still a grind. 10/15/2018

  • Defense
    military cloud

    Microsoft workers urge company to pass on JEDI

    Citing ethical concerns, a group identifying itself as "Employees of Microsoft" want the tech giant to forego bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud procurement. 10/15/2018

  • modern services (Denizce/Shutterstock.com)

    FCW Insider: Oct. 15

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/15/2018

  • Budget
    shutterstock image By enzozo; photo ID: 319763930

    Agencies still queueing for TMF funds

    While Congress has yet to fund the Modernizing Government Technology Act for FY2019, agencies continue to submit project for consideration this year. 10/12/2018

  • Congress
    people voting (Gino Santa Maria/Shutterstock.com)

    More Senate Dems back alternative to Secure Elections Act

    As bipartisan voting security legislation stalls, a bill to require paper ballots and post-election audits is gathering Democratic support in the Senate. 10/12/2018

  • Modernization
    business opportunity (Khakimullin Aleksandr/Shutterstock.com)

    Excellence begins at home, TTS chief says

    Agencies don't have to depend on the General Services Administration to design and launch their own internal Centers of Excellence-like programs to support modernization. 10/12/2018

  • FCW Insider: Oct. 12

    Top stories, quick hits and more from FCW's reporters and editors. 10/12/2018

  • Comment
    By Lidiia Royalty-free stock vector ID: 1110770507

    The challenge of providing a common defense in cyberspace

    Government leaders should examine how the private sector addresses massive vulnerabilities and inherent instability through collaboration. 10/11/2018

  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration. 10/11/2018

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations. 10/11/2018

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