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Navy conducts first-ever exercise focused on climate change response

The service brought together high-ranking Navy officials, enlisted sailors, think tank experts, non-governmental organizations, industry and legislative aides to participate in a tabletop exercise focused on responding to a climate event.

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Charles Rettig

IRS commissioner: 'History will be very polite' to agency's pandemic response

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

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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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Supreme Court rejects challenge to higher USPS rates, but regulator review ongoing

A challenge to the Postal Service’s authority to set market-dominant mail prices above the rate of inflation won’t get a hearing from the Supreme Court.

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What the House appropriations bill means for a federal pay raise

With no mention of federal pay raise in the fiscal 2023 financial services and general government bill, House appropriators push forward the White House’s 4.6% proposal.

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Frank Kendall

DoD, Air Force pair with HBCUs for new research consortium

DoD and the Air Force are currently considering 11 schools to lead the center.

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Zero Trust Cyber Exchange: VMware’s Andrew Osborn suggests starting with a data inventory

Bad actors are after data, which is why it makes sense to focus on understanding where data resides and where is travels, explains VMware’s Andrew Osborn during the Zero Trust Cyber Exchange.

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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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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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Navy conducts first-ever exercise focused on climate change response

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

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

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Charles Rettig

IRS commissioner: ‘History will be very polite’ to agency’s pandemic response

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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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