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Don’t Blame the Government Shutdown for SpaceX Delays

The impasse in Washington hasn’t yet threatened a significant milestone in the American space program.

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Researchers: Flaws In Vendor Security Software Could Leave Some Federal Buildings Vulnerable

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Poor credential management could let bad actors enter secure buildings, lock doors and download or change federal employee and contractor data.

Draft Solicitation for Multibillion DEOS Coming This Month

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GSA signaled it is close to issuing a draft request for quotations for the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions contract.

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Shutdown Takes Numerous Government Digital Services Offline

It’s also left some websites vulnerable to cyber threats.

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Dispelling DevSecOps Myths and Maximizing the Potential

For starters, federal agencies don’t need to rush out and hire “super developers.”

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Work on Security Clearance Backlog Continues Through Shutdown

While OPM is closed, the National Background Investigations Bureau continues to chip away at its 600,000-case backlog.

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Federal Judge Rules Against Trump Administration's Citizenship Question on Census

State and local governments are among the groups that have objected to the Census asking about citizenship status.

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Here’s How the Shutdown Hurts Government Contractors

The shutdown is having a major effect on government contractors and federal employees alike.

The Spyware That Brought Down El Chapo’s Drug Empire

For months, the FBI listened as Mexico’s infamous drug kingpin allegedly trafficked drugs and arranged assassinations. Here’s how.

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Defense Acquisition Reform Panel Suggests Reevaluating Department CIO

The Section 809 Panel’s third report recommends big changes to how the Defense Department buys technology.

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FCC Chairman Declines to Brief Congress About Location Data Controversy

Lawmakers wanted to hear from the FCC about the recent hot-button issue of mobile carriers selling location data to third parties.

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House Unanimously Passes Bill to Elevate the Federal CIO

But the Federal CIO Authorization Act still has no Senate counterpart.

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Open Federal Data is Now the Law of the Land

President Trump signed the OPEN Government Data Act into law, requiring agencies to publish machine-readable data and appoint chief data officers.

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