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Looks like the Pentagon may have itself to blame for its cyber recruiting troubles

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department Inspector General says the Pentagon’s bureaucracy is getting in the way of hiring the cyber employees…

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Federal contractors who don’t get vaccinated can anticipate business complications

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Coast Guard looking more closely at diversity, climate change challenges

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AP Photo/Matt RourkeFILE - In this May 21, 2021 file photo, a person holds a mask while walking outside in Philadelphia.  New evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice on how the nation fights the coronavirus. Recommending masks for everyone and requiring vaccines for doctors and other health care providers are among measures the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering, Friday, July 30. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

As mask mandates return, Congress has something to say

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When ransomware attacks US infrastructure, it’s tricky to know when to return fire

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Roger Wicker, Maria Cantwell

In rare move, members of Congress want White House to request more money for one particular agency

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Sorting out NITAAC’s amendments to CIO-SP4

The solicitation for the new vehicle known as CIO-SP4 was barely out before it ran into protests. Since then NITAAC has issued eight amendments to the…

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What the FY 2022 Defense budget request says about a future fight with China

When Pentagon leadership discusses the rising threat of China, are they putting military dollars where their mouths are? For answers, Federal Drive turned…

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(AP Photo/John Locher)FILE - In this April 26, 2021 file photo, a nursing student administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center at UNLV, in Las Vegas.   Lagging vaccination rates among nursing home staff are being linked to a national increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths at senior facilities in July and are at the center of a federal investigation in a hard-hit Colorado location where disease detectives found many workers were not inoculated. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Will feds get The Vaccine — or sue instead?

Vaccine mandates don’t and can’t cover everyone, so how do you deal with the unvaccinated?

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