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DHS, VA, GSA, OMB hire new federal technology executives

Federal technology executives around government were moving into new jobs, retiring or heading to the private sector over the last few months.

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National Guard personnel under Title 32 duty status, in which the federal government funds 100% of the cost for the troops. Over 28,000 activated National Guard troops are helping state and local governments with: 🔹 Logistical support in warehouses to support food distribution 🔹 Medical screening and testing 🔹 Supporting correctional facilities Learn more about this and other types of federal support for COVID-19 response:

Meet the guy who makes sure FEMA arrives at a disaster fully prepared

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol building is seen before sunrise on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March. 21, 2022. With an urgent funding request stuck in Congress, the Health Resources and Services Administration says it can no longer cover medical bills for COVID tests and treatments for uninsured people and will stop taking claims at midnight Tuesday. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe, File)

What your agency can expect if the government gets redivided after the midterms

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NASA taking a page out of DHS’ book with a new acquisition innovation lab

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People wait in a TSA line at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

TSA to release ‘innovation doctrine’ for embracing new technologies and ideas

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FILE - An exterior sign is photographed outside the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice building in Washington on May 4, 2021. President Joe Biden is nominating six lawyers to run U.S. attorney’s offices across the country, a diverse group of candidates in the latest picks for the top law enforcement positions. The nominees, being announced by the White House on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, would run the federal prosecutors’ offices in Connecticut, Utah, Montana, Alaska, New Mexico and New Hampshire.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

A conversation with Catherine Emerson, the Justice Department’s deputy assistant attorney general and chief human capital officer

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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 is only a test. Or is it? An update on the National Public Warning System

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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

Nearly $3 million in possible COVID fraud tied to DHS employees

In today’s Federal Newscast: Nearly $3 million in possible COVID fraud is tied to DHS employees. A government shutdown is off the table, probably. And…

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Security personnel from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Protective Service, watch the vicinity around the Alexandria Federal Court in Alexandria, Va., on day one of Paul Manafort's trial, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

House Dems want details from Federal Protective Service in wake of rising threats

The House Oversight and Reform Committee said it’s “extremely concerned” about growing threats against federal employees and visitors to federal…

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Industry associations raise alarm bells over legislating software security

Section 6722 of the 2023 NDAA would require DHS to mandate a bill of materials for technology from current and future contractors and some in industry are calling the provision problematic.

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