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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)

DHS S&T looks to boost tech transfer by fostering new startup companies

DHS to commercialize technologies developed in federal laboratories to expand its industrial base, especially in areas like artificial intelligence and…

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NGA looks to test drive commercial space capabilities with new agreement scheme

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)Members of the 6th Special Operations Squadron use a tablet to upload coordinates during an exercise showcasing the capabilities of the Advanced Battle Management System at Duke Field, Fla., Dec. 17, 2019. During the first demonstration of the ABMS, operators across the Air Force, Army, Navy and industry tested multiple real-time data sharing tools and technology in a homeland defense-based scenario enacted by U.S. Northern Command and enabled by Air Force senior leaders. The collection of networked systems and immediately available information is critical to enabling joint service operations across all domains. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia)

How the Biden administration can make DoD an innovation powerhouse

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Pentagon releases last of four solicitations to test 5G technologies

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Veterans Affairs, Justice IGs teaming up to take on health care fraud

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Upcoming IDEA Act deadlines task agencies with digital service overhaul

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Silicon Valley’s reasons for not working with DoD more monetary than moral

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Defense agencies missing untapped potential in DC area’s own ‘Silicon Valley’

The Defense and Homeland Security departments have been scrambling to find the latest technology. But Northern Virginia venture capitalist Jonathan Aberman…

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Lawmaker confident IDEA Act will pass before end of lame-duck Congress

Amid the Trump administration’s plans to transform the way the government approaches customer service, agencies and lawmakers are laying the groundwork to…

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Marketing is everything

IT marketing legend Regis McKenna joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center for a wide ranging discussion of his marketing philosophy and his experiences in working with clients Apple, Intel, 3Com and other companies in Silicon Valley in the 1970s and 80s. September 10, 2018

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