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What’s different — if anything — about Biden’s ‘Buy American’ agenda from past directives?

Procurement law and regulation have required buying American for decades. Is there anything left to do?

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Is CISA’s third cyber emergency directive in five months a sign that things are getting worse?

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, a woman types on a keyboard in New York. Following the disclosure of a global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated multiple U.S. government agencies and private organizations, governments and major corporations worldwide are scrambling to see if they, too, were victims. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

CISA gives agencies 90 days to further harden networks against Microsoft email threat

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Veteran of White House, DHS steps into federal CISO role

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Mourners gather during a funeral procession for Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in Basra, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Thousands of people gathered in Basra on Tuesday to bid farewell to Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a senior Iraqi militia commander who was killed in a US airstrike on Friday. (AP Photo)

Cyber threat from Iran sparks warning from CISA, ‘heightened vigilance’ from agencies

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What can happen when federal contractors sue agencies

The government might have the right to suspend or even debar contractors for three years, but contractors can and do sue when it happens.

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A look into biometrics past and future

Technology executive Jeremy Grant gives his thoughts on the current state of biometrics and facial recognition technology.

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First of 3 new cyber policies overhauls review, repair of critical systems

The Homeland Security Department issued a Binding Operational Directive requiring every civilian agency to expand how it manages high value assets.

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