Tom Temin

AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber roles in his administration.  Chris Inglis, a former NSA deputy director, is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director. Jen Easterly, a former deputy for counterterrorism at the NSA, has been tapped to run the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

A lesser known but crucial office in the Homeland Security Department passes the 15-year mark

When you think of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, what comes to mind?

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Meet the Presidential Rank Awardee who’s had a career focus on military manpower

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Working from home, do you actually dress after your shower?

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon said Tuesday, July 6, 2021, that it is canceling a cloud-computing contract with Microsoft that could eventually have been worth $10 billion and will instead pursue a deal with both Microsoft and Amazon. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Sometimes the decision not to proceed with a contract can get the government in trouble

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FILE - In this April 1, 2014, file photo, the headquarters for the U.S. Agency for International Development is seen in Washington. The state-backed Russian cyber spies behind the SolarWinds hacking campaign launched a targeted spear-phishing assault on U.S. and foreign government agencies and think tanks using an email marketing account of the U.S. Agency for International Development, Microsoft said, late Thursday, May 27, 2021. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

USAID wants to have mitigation plans in place before overseas disasters strike

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The Montana Mountains loom over Thacker Pass in northern Nevada, July 14, 2021. A federal judge on Friday, July 23, has denied environmentalists' request for a court order temporarily blocking the government from digging trenches for archaeological surveys at a mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line with the biggest known U.S. deposit of lithium. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

How the Bureau of Land Management will transform acres and acres, of paper, that is

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FILE - This March 27, 2008, aerial file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington.  The Pentagon is reconsidering its awarding of a major cloud computing contract to Microsoft after rival tech giant Amazon protested what it called a flawed bidding process. U.S. government lawyers said in a court filing this week of March 13, 2020  that the Defense Department “wishes to reconsider its award decision” and take another look at how it evaluated technical aspects of the companies' proposals to run the $10 billion computing project. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Aspiring Defense contractors new to the market describe difficulty getting attention

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Steam billows from a stack at PacifiCorp's coal-fired Naughton Power Plant, Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, in Kemmerer, Wyo. (AP Photo/Natalie Behring)

Energy Dept. overspending and canceling projects in its carbon capture program, GAO says

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USPS has only made $35 in revenue from banking pilot

In today’s Federal Newscast, a Postal Service banking pilot isn’t drawing many customers.

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How agencies are actually using data and data science to evaluate programs

Program evaluation dates almost as far back as government programs. But the art and science of program evaluation is always changing.

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We’ll meet the newest career official on the nuclear non-proliferation beat

As national security threats seem to multiply constantly, nuclear non-proliferation remains an abiding priority. Now there’s a new guy at the helm of the National Security Sciences Directorate.

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