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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Roger Wicker, Maria Cantwell

In rare move, members of Congress want White House to request more money for one particular agency

In today’s Federal Newscast, two Senators are asking the White House to make a larger budget request for the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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AP Photo/Ted ShaffreyColonial Pipeline storage tanks are seen in Woodbridge, N.J., Monday, May 10, 2021. Gasoline futures are ticking higher following a cyberextortion attempt on the Colonial Pipeline, a vital U.S. pipeline that carries fuel from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

Biden administration eyes mandates under new effort to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity

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NIST scientist develops way to analyze illegal opioids faster, earns Sammies nod

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NIST researchers have a breakthrough that could save the lives of firefighters

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Industry presses for more time on cyber EO’s software transparency initiative

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DHS on hunt for next generation of facial recognition technology

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A threat-based methodology is FedRAMP’s next step toward simplicity with rigor

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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)

NIST partners with an industry that’s become fresh prey for cyber hackers

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Who says mobile devices need protecting? FISMA, NIST and the DoD for starters.

As the global leader in mobile security, Zimperium protects thousands of enterprises and government agencies worldwide. It is no surprise that100 percent…

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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)FILE - This Aug. 4, 2009, file photo shows the United States Chamber of Commerce building in Washington. The White House says a senior national security official is leading the U.S. response to a massive breach of government departments and private corporations discovered late last year. The announcement that the deputy national security adviser for cyber and emergency technology, Anne Neuberger, has been in charge of the response to the SolarWinds hack follows congressional criticism of the government effort so far as “disorganized.” (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Commerce Department builds out supply chain resilience in 2022 budget

The Biden administration’s 2022 budget request raises the bar for federal contracts going to small, disadvantaged businesses and sets higher budgets…

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Acronis SCS: Helping your agency protect its data

Neil Proctor, vice president of Engineering R&D at Acronis SCS, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss how his company can help a federal agency accomplish the goal of resiliency.

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