House Panel Examines Recruitment and Telework for the ‘Next Generation’ of Feds

December 2, 2021

Via: Nextgov
Category: Industry, Workforce

Members of a House panel on Wednesday discussed how the government can leverage programs like internships and telework at federal agencies to attract a new generation of federal employees to enter public service. At a hearing hosted by the House […]

What CISOs can learn from the US Navy insider who stole nuclear secrets

November 23, 2021

Category: Industry, Workforce

The legal entanglement of the entrepreneurial U.S. Navy engineer, Jonathan Toebbe, who hoped to parley sensitive nuclear submarine secrets into a cool $5 million is now in hiatus as he sits in a West Virginia jail cell awaiting his December […]

Pfizer, US ink $5.29B deal for possible COVID-19 treatment

November 18, 2021

The U.S. government will pay drugmaker Pfizer $5.29 billion for 10 million treatment courses of its potential COVID-19 treatment if regulators authorize it, the nation’s largest purchase agreement yet for a coronavirus therapy. Pfizer asked the Food and Drug Administration […]

Cybersecurity, Networking & Wireless, Tech

Thousands of AT&T customers in the US infected by new data-stealing malware

December 1, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Thousands of networking devices belonging to AT&T Internet subscribers in the US have been infected with newly discovered malware that allows the devices to be used in denial-of-service attacks and attacks on internal networks, researchers said on Tuesday. The device […]

Policy, State & Local

GOP’s Baker won’t seek 3rd term as Massachusetts governor

December 1, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday he won’t seek a third term as governor of Massachusetts, where his party is bitterly split between supporters and foes of former President Donald Trump. Baker’s decision comes near the end of a second […]

Defense, Industry

Harris calls for new international rules for space after Russia blows up satellite

December 1, 2021


Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday said Russia’s “irresponsible act” last month of blowing up one of its satellites demands a more robust global effort to adopt rules of behavior in orbit to protect national security and defend growing commerce. […]