Republican governors call on federal government for detailed migrant data

September 19, 2023

Category: Federal, Policy

Republican governors from 25 states called on President Joe Biden to provide them with detailed data related to people who are entering the country through the U.S.-Mexico border. The governors are requesting “honest, accurate, detailed information” regarding where migrants are […]

AI is part of a ‘new era’ at IRS, commissioner says

September 12, 2023

The IRS is using artificial intelligence to identify complicated tax evasion schemes and focus its enforcement efforts for large partnerships, as part of a new compliance push announced Friday. “The IRS is deploying new resources towards cutting-edge technology to improve […]

House Republican pushes age limits for president, members of Congress

September 7, 2023

Category: Federal, Policy

A freshman House Republican is calling on Congress to give serious thought to imposing age limits for federal elected officials, with new legislation aimed at injecting new blood into Capitol Hill. Rep. John James, R-Mich., introduced a resolution this week […]

Defense, Industry

Space Force chief says commercial satellites may need defending

September 26, 2023

Via: ArsTechnica

Like the US Navy has long protected sea lanes during conflict, the military could be called upon to defend commercial satellites from attack, particularly as the Pentagon relies more on commercial networks for communication and surveillance, the Space Force’s top […]


Zero Trust: Understanding the US government’s requirements for enhanced cybersecurity

September 26, 2023

Via: CIO

The concept of Zero Trust has gained significant traction in recent years, as organizations look to enhance their cybersecurity defenses and safeguard their digital assets. The US government has been at the forefront of promoting this approach, with a series […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

California Gov. Newsom vetoes bill limiting autonomous trucks

September 25, 2023

Via: StateScoop

California Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill Friday evening that would have required a human safety operator to be present any time a self-driving truck operated on public roads in the state. Newsom’s rejection was not a surprise after one […]


Chinese state actors behind espionage attacks on Southeast Asian government

September 25, 2023

Via: CSO Online

A series of attacks targeting a Southeast Asian government has been found to be carried out by distinct threat actors affiliated with Chinese interests, according to Unit 42, the Palo Alto research arm closely studying the attacks. Initially thought to […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

National Air Traffic Controllers Association calls on Senate to avoid government shutdown

September 22, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

On Sept. 20, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) called on the U.S. Senate to pass appropriations bills to avoid another government shutdown. In a letter to Senate leaders, the group said the Senate should reach a bipartisan consensus […]

Health Care, Industry

US to again offer free COVID tests ahead of respiratory virus season

September 21, 2023

Via: ArsTechnica

Americans will again have an opportunity to receive free at-home COVID-19 rapid tests from the US government, with orders beginning next Monday, September 25, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. Households will be eligible to receive four free rapid tests that […]