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Better data, training, hiring processes are key to cyber workforce strategy, groups say

Organizations have some ideas for how the National Cyber Director’s forthcoming workforce strategy could address longstanding cyber talent challenges.

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GSA, CISA turning to AI tools, standards to help secure federal supply chains

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CDO Council gets tips on how to recruit talent, share data across agencies

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(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo illustration, a person types on a laptop in Florida. Riviera Beach, Fla., agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. Spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said Wednesday, June 19, 2019, that the city of 35,000 residents has been working with outside security consultants, who recommended the ransom be paid. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Attempted poisoning of Tampa’s water is a signal – we must act

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(Insurance Institute for Highway Safety via AP)In this frame grab from video provided by the  Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), taken in 2015, a vehicle closes in on a Strikeable Surrogate Vehicle (SSV) at the IIHS Vehicle Research Center in Ruckersville, Va. Federal regulators and the auto industry are taking a more lenient approach than safety advocates would like to phasing in automatic braking systems for passenger cars, according to the official records of their closed-door negotiations. Systems that automatically apply brakes to prevent or mitigate collisions, rather than waiting for the driver to act, are the most important safety technology available today that’s not already required in cars. (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety via AP)

MITRE, NHTSA expanding partnership with more transportation data sets

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Experts hope next administration will take advantage of data-driven innovations

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Nonprofit’s new Center for Data Driven Policy tries to forecast impacts

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CIO reporting, working capital funds remain outliers in agency IT modernization progress

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Agencies fell well short of goal to award next-generation telecom task orders

Agencies expected to award 58 task orders under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) contract by March 31, but instead awarded 10, putting the…

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New lab examines mobile autonomous systems

The Mitre Corporation, which operates federally funded research and development centers, has set up a lab to explore mobile autonomous systems.

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GSA

GSA launches public campaign to battle bots, fake comments from online rulemaking forums

The General Services Administration kicked off a broad public effort this week aimed at modernizing the federal e-rulemaking process, as bots, fraudulent submissions and other mass campaigns have quickly overtaken the online notice and comment process.

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