Defense

DHS Vows to Shield Mid-Level Employees From Congress

Protections set up showdown with lawmakers attempting to investigate Secret Service scandals.

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Obama Declares Cyber Attacks A ‘National Emergency’

A new executive order will allow the government to impose financial sanctions against those waging malicious cyberattacks.

Obama Will Weigh In By April 30 On Military Panel's Proposed Compensation Reforms

The president on Monday offered support for 15 recommendations, but didn't rubber-stamp them.

Read moreMarch 30, 2015Leave a comment
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BYOD to the Pentagon? Pilot to Begin This Summer

One of the government’s most risk-averse agencies is making plans for a BYOD pilot program this summer.

Feds Charged With Stealing Bitcoin

A former DEA official and a former Secret Service agent are accused of using bitcoin to launder money during an investigation into Silk Road.

IG: Former Hawaii VA Supervisor Circumvented Benefits Claims Policy

A supervisor, who has since resigned, said he was trying to help vets, not misrepresent data.

A Maryland State Police cruiser blocks an entrance to NSA Monday.

Shots Fired and 1 Killed After Vehicle Rams Gate at NSA Headquarters

Incident in Fort Meade, Md., is not believed to be related to terrorism.

House Defense Acquisition Reform Plan Seen as Step in the Right Direction

Armed Services chairman would streamline “broken” system to boost workforce, regain tech edge.

This Is How TSA Decides if You Might Be Acting Like a Terrorist

Next time you travel, be careful not to complain about airport security.

Under Pressure, Chemical Safety Head Resigns

Rafael Moure-Eraso leaves Chemical Safety Board after accusations of mismanagement.

Nextgov Rescue workers work on debris of the Germanwings jet at the crash site near Seyne-les-Alpes, France, Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Human Trust Overpowered High-Tech Security in German Air Plane Crash

Experts say the downing of Germanwings flight 9525 seems like the classic case of the insider threat -- which belies easy tech fixes.

Law Enforcement Agency Supervisors Turned Blind Eye to 'Loud Parties With Prostitutes'

Justice IG finds problems reporting allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment at several agencies.

Republican Sen. John McCain accuses the service of shifting people around, rather than cutting overall jobs.

John McCain Tells the Air Force to Fire More Civilians

Air Force defends its headquarters reduction efforts.

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