cyber attacks

Activists appeal for a $15 minimum wage near the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill being prepped in Congress includes a provision that over five years would hike the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Labor Dept. offering sessions for federal contractor minimum wage increase

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Labor will offer virtual seminars throughout August to prepare for federal contract minimum wage increases.

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)A U.S. military aide carries the

DoD looking into what happens if the most important briefcase in the world goes missing

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Mark Warner

Warner says ‘time is now’ for cyber incident reporting legislation

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DoD’s plan for contractor cybersecurity lacks a few things, money’s only one of them

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Federal CISO DeRusha: FISMA report details a key part of cyber roadmap

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(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline has confirmed it paid $4.4 million to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. That's according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Colonial Pipeline’s CEO Joseph Blount told the Journal that he authorized the payment after the ransomware attack because the company didn’t know the extent of the damage.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

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IT modernization and cybersecurity are nearly one and the same now. What comes next?

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National Security Agency worries about how smart cars are getting

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State Department seeks largest hiring surge in a decade under Biden budget

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SolarWinds’ transparency trying to ensure others are safer from cyber attacks

Sudhakar Ramakrishna, the president and CEO at SolarWinds, said the high-profile attack his company experienced, which came to light in December but likely…

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IT modernization

Veterans Affairs says no evidence of data loss from SolarWinds hack

The Department of Veterans Affairs’ top cybersecurity official told Congress Thursday that audits by VA, DHS and an outside firm have shown no indications…

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In this Dec. 10, 2019, photo a vast array of fine single malt scotch bottles are displayed at Wink & Nod, basement-dwelling, speakeasy-like bar, in Boston. In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

New bill could have your mailman double as your bartender

In today’s Federal Newscast, House and Senate lawmakers seek to overturn a ban on the Postal Service shipping alcohol to households.

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