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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2011 file photo shows Tthe U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office passed the 11 million patents granted milestone just three years after 10 million.

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Whistleblower advocates say federal employees need some educating

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(Getty Images/iStockphoto/peshkov)Global internet security concept with digital screen with lock icons in cells and pixel world map. 3D Rendering

This Homeland Security program helps agencies deal with ongoing cyber threats

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Contractors design strategies for dealing with the latest executive order on cybersecurity

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State Dept has contracting oversight issues in Iraq

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Next EEOC conference tackles the latest developments in unlawful discrimination

Each year the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission hosts a training conference for HR and EEO practitioners in both government and industry.

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Congress hints, Postal Service reform might be a real possibility this year

Even as it debates a trillion here and a trillion there, Congress hasn’t overlooked some of the close-to-home issues like federal pay.

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AP/Jose Luis MaganaDeputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, center, arrives at the Pentagon, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

DoD says service members and civilian employees can leave masks at home if vaccinated

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(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2015 file photo, Transportation Security Administration agents check travelers identifications at a security check point area in Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. Fliers who don't have the latest driver's licenses will have a two-year reprieve before their IDs are rejected at airport security checkpoints. Many travelers had been worried that the Transportation Security Administration would penalize them because of a federal law requiring the more-stringent IDs at the start of this year. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

An Energy Department lab is perfecting a way to speed up TSA airport screening

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(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Mount Rushmore

This federal executive spends her days looking after the welfare of four presidents

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, a woman types on a keyboard in New York. Following the disclosure of a global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated multiple U.S. government agencies and private organizations, governments and major corporations worldwide are scrambling to see if they, too, were victims. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

‘Don’t fear hackers, hire them.’

The latest ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline has some panicked Americans hoarding gasoline in plastic bags, leaving many to wonder how vulnerable U.S. companies and government entities are.

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