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For federal accessibility managers, adding ‘A’ to new DEIA initiative is a welcome change

A recent executive order forces all of government to consider how the federal work environment — from the digital tools agencies use to the physical…

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TSA Administrator David Pekoske

TSA’s biggest challenge in two decades? Securing better pay for frontline workers, leaders say

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(Photo by Glenn Fawcett)As part of CBP’s one-to-one biometric facial recognition testing on inbound, international flights, a traveler has his photo taken and compared against his passport photo to confirm his identity at Dulles Airport. Photo by Glenn Fawcett

CBP building on facial recognition successes as travelers reap benefits of expedited process

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A Tuesday like no other: An oral history of 9/11 through the eyes of federal employees

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this May 18, 2020, file photo, Transportation Security Administration officers wear protective masks at a security screening area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. The Biden administration says it is moving to increase the pay and union rights for security screeners at the nation’s airports. The Department of Homeland Security directed the acting head of the TSA to come up with a plan within 90 days to raise the pay of the screeners and expand their rights to collective bargaining.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

20 years after 9/11, TSA officers renew calls for higher pay

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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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Cooperation between the corporate and federal sectors still has a long way to go

The ongoing ransomware attacks have everybody spooked. Congress and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are both contemplating ways to…

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(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline has confirmed it paid $4.4 million to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. That's according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Colonial Pipeline’s CEO Joseph Blount told the Journal that he authorized the payment after the ransomware attack because the company didn’t know the extent of the damage.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

Lawmakers are questioning whether CISA is involved enough in responding to cyber incidents and overseeing the security of critical infrastructure sectors.

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Joe Biden, Kamala Harris

White House makes fighting corruption a major focal point of national security policy

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new White House memorandum establishes fighting corruption as a core national security interest for the Biden administration.

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