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DoD outlines steps to stand up zero trust program office

The Defense Department is outlining the tools and capabilities it will need to stand up its zero-trust program office later this fall, and improve its…

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA earns top marks under FITARA 12 scorecard

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A defense acquisition professor’s advice on DoD innovation

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The pandemic has hit one federal group harder than most, children of military service members

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The pandemic’s toll on mental health should not be a security-clearance disqualifier, says national security official

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Trump executive order looks to expand AI talent pipeline into agencies

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday giving federal agencies a shared ethics framework for developing and using artificial intelligence.

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Innovation at DoD

This week on Federal Tech Talk, Enrique Oti, chief technology officer for Second Front Systems, joins host John Gilroy to talk about innovation in the…

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Agencies cut official time by 28% in 2019, per latest OPM data

Agencies reported a 28% drop in official time usage across government in 2019, according to a new report from the Office of Personnel Management.

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