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A new U.S. Government Publishing Office beta site has been designed, developed and launched to offer…

Tech alliance says government needs foreign contractors

The IT Alliance for Public Sector has expressed concerns about the potential repercussions on govern…

VA taking early proposals to move VistA to the cloud

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Cyber

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OPM to agencies: Designate point of contact for cyber jobs

Agencies coding their IT and cyber skills gaps will need a contact point to coordinate with OPM.

Hackers infect Islamic State news site with malware

Amaq was infiltrated and infected with covert malware that spread through a fake Flash Player instal…

British terror threat level 'severe' amid fear of attacks

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OPM offering too much ID theft coverage, says GAO

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Cyber

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Taiwan's 'hacker minister' reshaping digital democracy

Taiwan's "digital minister" Audrey Tang, a computer prodigy and entrepreneur who taught herself prog…

Report: Young adults drawn to life of cyber crime

Technologically-savvy young adults are drawn to hacking by the perceived glories of cybercrime, acco…

Israel indicts hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

Israel indicted an 18-year-old American-Israeli Jew on Monday for a wave of bomb threats against Jew…

Arizona officials find state department vulnerable to hacks

Arizona auditors say they found holes in a department's cybersecurity system that could put resident…

Coast Guard floats, fights and navigates in cyberspace [Commentary]

Like the other military services, the Coast Guard is transforming itself now to prepare for the futu…

Management

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Shutdown showdown centers on border wall

With a partial government shutdown looming, White House and congressional Democrats are staring each…

Allegations against Buffalo region VA director dismissed

An investigation into the director of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Buffalo, NY, regional offi…

Mulvaney tells agencies to prepare for shutdown, says risk is 'low'

While the OMB director may not be betting on a government shutdown, he’s not taking any chances eith…

White House’s proof for ‘Buy American’ more about bad reporting than bad deals

Officials cited a GAO report as proof that trade partners weren't buying U.S., but that's not all th…

Acquisition

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White House’s proof for ‘Buy American’ more about bad reporting than bad deals

Officials cited a GAO report as proof that trade partners weren't buying U.S., but that's not all th…

Trump leveraging Obama initiatives to jump start acquisition reform

With OMB's reorganization planning underway, acquisition officials are seeing an opportunity to refi…

Tech alliance says government needs foreign contractors

The IT Alliance for Public Sector has expressed concerns about the potential repercussions on govern…

GSA rethinking how agencies buy contact center services, tech

Officials said they could soon have a new follow-on contract to provide contact center services to f…

GSA wants help getting small agencies on new telecom contract

The agency is looking to industry for input on its plan to shift small agencies to its new telecommu…

Homeland Security

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Former CBP officer lied about unauthorized accessing, sharing info

A former officer and program manager for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection has pled guilty to m…

Report: Homeland Security, intel agencies to spend big on big data

The "Big Data & Data Analytics, Homeland Security & Public Safety: Global Market 2017-2022" report p…

Suspect in 2010 border agent shooting arrested in Mexico

Mexican authorities have arrested the suspected shooter in the 2010 killing of a U.S. Border Patrol…

Technology alone may not curb insider threats

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DHS acquisitions make big strides but plenty of room to improve, says GAO

The Government Accountability Office has issued a report looking at ways the Department of Homeland…

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