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Social Security plans to expand workforce diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, a commission to help agencies prevent and manage wildfires has its official members. And the Army kicked off a huge recompete…

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Department of the NavyKINGS BAY, Ga., (August 4, 2021) James Balocki, (center left) Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations & Environment , and Deborah Loomis, (center right) Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Navy for Climate Change, are given a safety brief from Capt. Miguel Dieguez, (left) public works officer of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Cmdr. Marcel Duplantier, (right) resident officer in charge of construction Trident, during a tour. The Kings Bay Dry Dock is currently undergoing a $596 million in preparation for Columbia class submarines and to extend its life into the 2080s. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Xavier Saldana/Released)

Department of the Navy’s new strategy for climate challenges expands scope

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FILE - In this April 26, 2017, file photo, the IBM logo is displayed on the IBM building in Midtown Manhattan, in New York. IBM announced Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, it will acquire North Carolina-based open-source software company Red Hat in a $34 billion stock deal that the technology and consulting giant's chief executive says will advance the company to the next step in cloud computing. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

The head of federal at IBM has a multi-sided view of federal digital transformation

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

How the Navy is dealing with a heightened cybersecurity threat situation

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 10, 2009) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Ryan Allshouse uses the intrusion detection system to monitor unclassified network activity from the automated data processing workspace aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). IDS is part of the integrated shipboard network system and serves as an important computer network defense enabler protecting the unclassified shipboard network from cyber attack.  (U.S. Navy photo by Rick Naystatt/Released)

Navy plans to become ‘cyber ready’ by ditching compliance-obsessed ATO processes

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Would a joint environment with the private sector improve federal cybersecurity?

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Navy hopes new NGEN contract will lead to ‘domain singularity’

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FILE - In this June 3, 2019 file photo, a pilot speaks to a crew member by an F/A-18 fighter jet on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea. The U.S. Navy is trying to put together a new coalition of nations to counter what it sees as a renewed maritime threat from Iran. Meanwhile, Iran finds itself backed into a corner and ready for a possible conflict. It stands poised on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, to further break the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)

Navy launches six more ‘tech bridges’ to connect local innovators with Defense funding

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FILE -- In this July 26, 2018, file photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson participates in a group sail during the Rim of the Pacific exercise off the coast of Hawaii. Hawaii's governor says he will ask the U.S. military to postpone the world's largest maritime exercises because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Petty Officer 1st Class Arthurgwain L. Marquez/U.S. Navy via AP, File)

Navy contract spending jumps 30% in April amid coronavirus pandemic

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Navy creating new Senate-confirmed position to oversee IT, cyber issues

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Navy may restructure its IT org chart for second time in a year

The Navy department is considering the creation of a new assistant secretary for information management, a role that could extend well beyond that of a…

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HBCUs & the US Navy: All hands on deck

Anthony Smith, director of the Department of the Navy’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institution (HBCU/MI) program., joins…

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Bryan Clark: Navy needs to be restructured to meet future defense needs

Beyond arguing for a larger fleet, authors of the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments report on the potential boost of defense funding, say the Navy needs to be re-structured to meet likely future threats. Bryan Clark, a senior fellow at the center, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what that re-imagined fleet would look like.

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