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Social Security: Could the New Congress’s Sharp Divide Lead to Compromise on Reform?

January 18, 2023

Category: Industry, Workforce

It’s 2023—indeed a couple weeks into the new year—and it’s anything but clear where Congress will be headed on the future of Social Security. Actually, it’s anything but clear where Congress is headed at all. After over a decade of […]


FTC proposes rule that would ban employee noncompete clauses

January 5, 2023

Category: Industry, Workforce

The Federal Trade Commission proposed a rule Thursday that would ban U.S. employers from imposing noncompete clauses on workers, a sweeping measure that could make it easier for people to switch jobs and deepen competition for labor across a wide […]


Changing Government Engagement in 2023

December 29, 2022

Via: Nextgov
Category: Industry, Workforce

Governments around the world are undergoing a positive transition. An enormous number of services are better managed and delivered, thanks to technologies like mobility and cloud computing. Advanced technologies like artificial intelligence are starting to be applied to big, hard […]


Cybersecurity, IT Policy, Tech

Local governments still have questions as cyber grants inch forward

January 23, 2023

Via: StateScoop

The federal government’s new cybersecurity grant program continues to loom large for state and local technology officials, with several more mileposts to go before the money starts flowing, government IT experts said last week. Speaking during a biannual online briefing […]


Cybersecurity

T-Mobile suffers 8th data breach in less than 5 years

January 20, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Telecom player T-Mobile US has suffered a cybersecurity incident that resulted in the exposure of personal details of 37 million users, the company reported in a filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. Customer data such as […]


Defense, Industry

Defense leaders meet amid dissent over tanks for Ukraine

January 20, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

Defense leaders are gathering at Ramstein Air Base in Germany Friday to hammer out future military aid to Ukraine, amid ongoing dissent over who will provide the battle tanks that Ukrainian leaders say they desperately need to recapture territory from […]


Cybersecurity

Chinese hackers targeted Iranian government entities for months: Report

January 19, 2023

Via: CSO Online

Chinese advanced persistent threat actor, Playful Taurus, targeted several Iranian government entities between July and December 2022, according to a Palo Alto Networks report. The Chinese threat actor also known as APT15, KeChang, NICKEL, BackdoorDiplomacy, and Vixen Panda, was observed […]


Federal, Policy

Missouri’s new senator vows to fight ‘overzealous’ Biden administration

January 19, 2023

Via: Fox News

Eric Schmitt, the former Missouri attorney general who led the first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the Biden administration, alleging collusion with Big Tech to censor speech, vows to bring the same “fighting spirit” as a freshman senator to the 118th Congress. “I […]


Policy, State & Local

Md. Gov. Moore releases millions in held funding; issues executives orders

January 19, 2023

Via: Washington's Top News

It was all smiles during the transition to Maryland’s new governor, but the differences in how they’ll operate are quickly becoming apparent. It wasn’t uncommon for the previous governor, Republican Larry Hogan, to decide not to release funding for something […]