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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 8, 2013 file photo, Chris Inglis, then deputy director of the National Security Agency testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inglis is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

National Cyber Director: Bureau of Cyber Statistics needed to understand threat landscape

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis urged Congress to stand up a Bureau of Cyber Statistics within the Department of Homeland Security that would collect,…

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event on manufacturing and buying American-made products at UAW Region 1 headquarters in Warren, Mich., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Agencies on the hook to meet new Buy American acquisition goals for most products

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The White House isn’t kidding when it tells companies to button up against ransomware

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President Joe Biden speaks about infrastructure negotiations, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House issues new marching orders to improve agencies’ diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

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(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2021 file photo, Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., speaks during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington.  Hice, a Tea Party favorite and Trump acolyte, is the first major challenger to Brad Raffensperger since the secretary of state incensed the president by certifying President Joe Biden’s narrow victory in Georgia and disputing Trump’s false allegations of fraud.(Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP)

Some members of Congress are skeptical about White House’s plans to bring feds back to the office

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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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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economy at the Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus, Thursday, May 27, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

For IT, cyber policy goals, dig beneath the numbers of Biden’s 2022 request

The Biden administration is asking for a 2.4% increase and a 14% increase in federal IT and cybersecurity spending, respectively, in fiscal 2022.

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. Lawmakers are increasingly looking at boosting the IRS to help pay for infrastructure improvements. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS chips away at legacy IT, gets IT modernization boost in Biden budget

The administration’s first full budget request it released Friday would give the IRS $13.2 billion, a more than 10% increase for current levels.

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