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Rosalind, a New Mars Rover, Is in Rare Company

The cosmos is crowded with the names of men, but a 2020 mission will make the balance a little less lopsided.

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ECS Wins a $38 Million Contract to Secure FBI Networks

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The company will stand up multiple teams of cyber experts within the bureau to spot and address digital threats.

Trump Calls For More Biometric Scans, Data Sharing To Stop Terrorism

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International travelers can expect to see more facial recognition and other biometric technologies per the latest national security strategy document.

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GSA Negotiates Governmentwide Virtual Computing Deal with Dell EMC

The agreement gives agencies another option in modernizing their data centers.

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Shutdown Thwarted Public Input on Agency Rules

Lawmakers, citing public health and environmental impact, want OMB to extend the rulemaking comment period.

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Using Data to Figure Out Where Transit Should Go

Fixed-route bus use, in particular, has seen steep declines in use while ride-sharing continues to grow in popularity, according to a new report.

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Why 2019 is the Year to Try Project Management as a Service

Better project management means better mission outcomes.

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You Don’t Need Leadership Training to Lead

An interview with retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal on the nature of leadership.

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Russian Attacks Hit US-European Think Tank Emails, Says Microsoft

The same groups that hit the DNC recently targeted prominent think tanks, including one election-monitoring organization

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White House Orders Agencies to Defend the Skies From Cyberattacks

In its National Strategy for Aviation Security, the Trump administration called on the government to be more proactive in spotting threats to U.S. airspace.

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Trump Officially Directs Pentagon to Create Space Force, Within Air Force

If Congress approves, Space Force would exist like the Marine Corps within the Navy Department.

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GSA Highlights E-Commerce Portal Feedback

One of the General Services Administration’s top acquisition officials provided an update on more than 200 pages of feedback received from industry on e-commerce portal plans.

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Federal Officials Want Public Input on Election Tech Requirements

The most recent Voluntary Voting System Guidelines include a call for paper ballots.

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