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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

Via: POLITICO

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. […]