A shutdown of government operations for any length of time will have a significant effect on the contractor community, especially small businesses.
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Hackers with the Chinese government hit 45 targets in campaign going back years.
The department will use existing governmentwide acquisition contracts rather than recompete another EAGLE contract vehicle.
The bill would establish and fund a public-private partnership to look at retro, analog options for securing the nation’s electric grid from digital threats.
The trio of informal associates is reported to wield outsized influence over personnel and procurement decisions at the Veterans Affairs Department.
The Defense Department is testing its nascent app on 1,000 security clearance applicants ahead of an October deadline to take over all investigations work.
Both baseline infrastructure and critical IT systems have to stay on during a shutdown, which means some IT staff won’t be furloughed.
A handful of potentially impacted agencies have updated their guidance since the last shutdown.
An agency group is going abroad for ideas about 5G, artificial intelligence, machine learning and cybersecurity.
Nearly 60 percent of civilian tech specialists cited insufficient funding as a major barrier to IT modernization.