• Congress
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    Senate bill looks to secure the IT supply chain

    A new bipartisan bill looks to build capacity inside the federal government to evaluate supply chain risks with an eye to making sure the government buys secure tech.

  • Workforce
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    Senate panel advances pay raise for feds

    Federal employees would receive a pay raise under a bill cleared by a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, going against the White House’s proposal for a pay freeze.

  • Congress
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    Senate moves to maintain ZTE sanctions

    Congress and the White House could be headed toward a showdown over a provision in the Senate defense bill designed to undo a move by President Trump easing sanctions on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE.

  • Congress
    By Michael D Brown Royalty-free stock photo ID: 1921461 3D render of Earth - North America - at night, with Inter-city comm-links, flight paths, business connections, etc.

    FAA reauthorization clears House

    The House of Representatives passed a five-year reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration, sidelining efforts to privatize the agency and adding some cyber to its responsibilities. 04/27/2018

  • Acquisition
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    EIS gets best-in-class handle

    GSA's big, next-generation telecommunications contract, as well as its supporting contracts, get favored designation from OMB. 04/27/2018

  • Cloud
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    DOD says JEDI strategy coming May 7

    At a Senate hearing, top Defense officials told lawmakers that a justification for the Pentagon's cloud procurement strategy called for in a recent spending bill will be submitted before the final request for proposals hits the street. 04/27/2018

  • Comment
    CIO (Panchenko Vladimir/Shutterstock.com)

    The future of federal IT leadership

    It’s time to confront, not ignore, the changing expectations for CIOs. 04/27/2018

  • Defense
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    What the latest defense bill has to say about cyber

    After a key subcommittee markup, the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act is now headed for the full House Armed Services Committee. 04/26/2018

  • Oversight
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    EPA's Pruitt grilled over management, ethics concerns

    Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faced tough questions from lawmakers about questionable expenditures and management style. 04/26/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    DHS cyber strategy to land by mid-May

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told lawmakers the agency was looking at how to get into the bug bounty business. 04/26/2018

  • blockchain

    USDS in action

    Steve Kelman digs into the actual mechanics of a U.S. Digital Service team's partnership with a particular agency. 04/26/2018

  • People
    Dr. Ronny Jackson briefs the press on President Trump

    Uncertainty at VA after nominee withdraws

    With White House physician Adm. Ronny Jackson's withdrawal, VA watchers are wondering what's next for the agency and its planned $16 billion health IT modernization project. 04/26/2018

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

    How tech supports CBP priorities

    Customs and Border Protection is working on many fronts to field new technology, the agency head tells Congress. 04/25/2018

  • People
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    Trump names new Joint Staff CIO

    President Donald Trump has nominated Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradford Shwedo to be the next Joint Staff CIO. 04/25/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    Cyber Attack

    House bill would create a 'naughty list' for nation-state hacking groups

    The Trump administration's new cyber doctrine may be secret, but the administration and Congress are signaling their preferred strategies for responding to and deterring nation state cyberattacks. 04/25/2018

  • Workforce
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    Feds face unexpected taxes on moving expenses

    Two Democratic senators want rules in place to make sure federal employees who relocate for work can't be taxed for moving expenses under the new tax law. 04/25/2018

  • Comment
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    IT modernization: Four ways to pay the tab

    The Modernizing Government Technology Act can help bridge the budget gaps, but agencies need other funding sources to fully address decades of “technical debt.” 04/25/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    Senator pushes for answers on scope of 2016 Russia voting probes

    A DHS official acknowledged that more than 21 states could have been targeted by Russian hackers in the lead-up to the 2016 election. 04/24/2018

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