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TSP board increases call center staff, but still ‘nowhere near where we need to be’

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has increased its customer service staff by 66%, but plans to add even more representatives this week.

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What the House appropriations bill means for a federal pay raise

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Federal News Network's Zero Trust Exchange now available on demand

In a three-day event June 21-23, Federal News Network took a deep dive into what agencies are really trying to achieve in zero trust, and what they've accomplished thus far.

Catch up now on any sessions you might have missed!

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GSA considers how to interconnect systems for new buildings

Today, when system components are now IT components, the risk if greater but interconnectivity can also have preventative measures with cost benefits.

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The military is working on hypersonic weapons, but will it be able to defend against them?

Even as the armed forces develop hypersonic missiles, the Missile Defense Agency pursues a project to develop measures to counteract enemies’ hypersonics. But the program is having significant oversight problems and technical risks.

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When key personnel really do matter in bidding for federal contracts

Best listening experience is on Chrome, Firefox or Safari. Subscribe to Federal Drive’s daily audio interviews on Apple Podcasts or PodcastOne. It’s an old question. An agency awards a services contract because of specific people the contractor promised…

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Zero Trust Cyber Exchange: Splunk’s Bill Wright on helping IT teams, users make necessary mindset shift

There will be major tech investments, but the mindset shift required of IT and security teams — and everyday users too — might well be the toughest zero trust hurdle for agencies, says Splunk’s Bill Wright at the Zero Trust Cyber Exchange.

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Current, former Hill staffers say centralized authority needed to modernize Congress

The House Select Committee on Modernization seeks ways to gain traction on pre-existing recommendations to make Congress more technologically savvy.

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Twelve senators reject VA's plans to reshape health care real estate under AIR Commission

A bipartisan group of dozen senators is rejecting the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plan to close or overhaul hospitals and medical facilities that no longer meet the health care needs of veterans.

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Administrator Criswell taking ‘deep dive’ analysis for FEMA’s future staffing model

FEMA looks to add more support for its reservist workforce, as the agency faces staffing shortages and disasters become increasingly frequent.

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CMMC early adopter program to further spur vendor cyber actions

The Defense Department’s Defense Contract Management Agency is staffing up to prepare for assessments under the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program in 2023 and beyond.

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Contractors start looking at what’s in the defense authorization bill for 2023

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Pay & Benefits

TSP board increases call center staff, but still ‘nowhere near where we need to be’

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What the House appropriations bill means for a federal pay raise

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Technology

Energy explores new way to harvest precious metals to help U.S. reserves

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Workforce

Energy explores new way to harvest precious metals to help U.S. reserves

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What the House appropriations bill means for a federal pay raise

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Current, former Hill staffers say centralized authority needed to modernize Congress

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