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Conditions are cooling off for troubled SolarWinds

By any measure software vendor Solar Winds was a high flyer, with many federal customers for its IT managements software. Now the company says it’s nearly…

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What do feds want in the ‘future of work’? Sometimes, it’s good old-fashioned time off

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Coast Guard may soon have the first woman in uniform to lead a military branch

In today’s Federal Newscast, President Joe Biden taps Admiral Linda Fagan as the next commandant of the Coast Guard.

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FILE - Voters arrive to cast the their ballots on Election Day at City Hall, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Alexandria, Va. The first major election day following a year of relentless attacks on voting rights and election officials went off largely without a hitch. The relative calm was a relief to those who oversee state and local elections, but election experts say that might not matter to the millions of Americans who now believe in conspiracy theories trumpeting rampant electoral fraud. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Federal employees can now take paid leave to vote and work at the polls

In today’s Federal Newscast: Federal agency CIOs are finalizing plans to create and fund a zero-trust architecture. A former head of the TSA has died….

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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)

This Homeland Security cooperative agreement spans an ocean and a sea

The Homeland Security Department’s Science and Technology Directorate has teamed up with counterparts in Israel. The goal of the program, now in its seventh year, is to fund the discovery of what it calls advanced solutions for mission-critical homeland security needs.

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