Cybersecurity

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Accelerating Government with ACT-IAC – Episode 24: Digital Transformation and Cyber Compliance

On this episode of Accelerating Government, host Dave Wennergren and his guests discuss digital transformation efforts in government and a recently released…

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As ransomware attacks evolve, agencies must find innovative ways to backup data

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/LeoWolfertCorporate security manager identifies a potential insider threat in a line-up of eight white collar workers. Hacker or spy icon lights up purple. Cybersecurity and human resources challenge concept.

Emergent threats to the federal cyber community in 2023

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CMS cyber chief puts focus on ‘soft skills’ in the cybersecurity field

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A major IT skills gap exists in government—learning from other sectors may help.

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - This March 27, 2008, file aerial photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The U.S. military wants to expand its use of artificial intelligence in warfare but says it will take care to deploy the technology in accordance with the nation’s values. The Pentagon outlined its first AI strategy on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

DoD wants to declassify more intelligence to enhance private-sector cybersecurity

In today’s Federal Newscast: The Defense Department wants to declassify more intelligence to enhance private-sector cybersecurity. GSA is taking new steps…

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Contractors have differing views on that non-compete proposed rule

The Federal Trade Commission has proposed a rule to ban non-compete employee contractors. Federal services contractors are decidedly not of one mind on…

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‘BatCave’ signals CMS’ progress toward moving to the cloud

Robert Wood, the CMS chief information security officer, said the agency went from contract award for their DevSecOps platform, called the BatCave, to production in less than a year.

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