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Contractors on edge because of Pentagon’s proposed buying rules

Contractors are wary of the latest proposed rule giving DoD access to their IT systems. It is part of an effort to improve cybersecurity with incident…

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Procurement Innovation Lab to tackle ‘big A’ acquisition at DHS

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Labor’s Bafundo assumes new role with TMF program management office

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Ever wonder why its the deputies in government who do the actual work? Ask Elizabeth Capello

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS names new deputy CIO after current one to retire in March

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FILE - The Department of Homeland Security logo is seen during a news conference in Washington, Feb. 25, 2015. DHS says a looming Supreme Court decision on abortion, an increase of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border and the midterm elections are potential triggers for extremist violence over the next six months. DHS said June 7, 2022, in the National Terrorism Advisory System bulletin the U.S. was in a

DHS sees ‘usability testing’ as central to big burden reduction goals

DHS is driving toward ambitious burden reduction goals by requiring components to leverage “usability tests” for any public information collections.

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This senior executive is all about effective acquisition with finesse

Like every agency, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) relies on its acquisition workforce to keep it supplied. In the ongoing crisis at the U.S. southern…

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FEMA plans move to new headquarters in 2027, solidifying break from DHS campus

A FEMA spokesperson told Federal News Network the new headquarters will include a larger space for FEMA’s National Response Coordination Center, and that the new space “fits the unique needs of emergency management.”

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