Grain ship from Ukraine docks in Turkey, nuke plant shelled

August 8, 2022

Category: Defense, Industry

Russia and Ukraine traded accusations Monday that each side is shelling Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Russia claimed that Ukrainian shelling caused a power surge and fire and forced staff to lower output from two reactors, while […]

Manchin claims Democratic social spending and tax bill is filled with GOP priorities

August 4, 2022

Category: Federal, Policy

As Democrats prepare to advance their social spending and taxation bill via a party-line budget reconciliation process, one of its chief sponsors, Sen. Joe Manchin, says he thinks Republicans should be on board with it too. Manchin, D-W.Va., cut a […]

US Senate passes CHIPS Act to boost domestic semiconductor manufacturing as relations with China worsen

July 28, 2022

Category: Federal, Policy

The Senate yesterday voted 64 – 33 in favor of passing the $280 billion Chips and Science Act, $52 billion of which will go toward subsidies for chip makers. There will also be an investment tax credit for chip plants […]


Cyber Threats Warrant a Government Reorganization, Former CISA Head Says

August 10, 2022

Via: Nextgov

The U.S. government needs to be more proactive in responding to and mitigating cyber threats, including potentially re-organizing the government to better prioritize cyber-related concerns, former Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Chris Krebs said during a keynote address at […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

New Jerseyans urged to participate in fuel tax pilot program

August 10, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) commissioner, and the Eastern Transportation Coalition are urging residents to participate in the Mileage-Based User Fee (MBUF) Pilot Program. New Jersey currently funds transportation infrastructure largely from a fuel tax paid on […]

Cloud Computing, Tech

How to make your new cloud-first strategy work with full-stack observability

August 9, 2022

Via: CIO

Over the past decade, an ever-growing number of organisations have taken their infrastructure and applications to the cloud, delivering noticeable results impacting the bottom line and several other business metrics. This is why today, a cloud-first strategy is rightly recognised […]


Pipeline Operators Are Headed in the Right Direction, With or Without TSA’s Updated Security Directives

August 8, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Following the Colonial Pipeline hack — one of the highest-profile attacks against US critical infrastructure to date — in 2021, the Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) released two unprecedented Security Directives, requiring owners and operators of gas […]

Education, Industry

U.S. Department of Education Proposes Revised Regulations on Borrower Defense and Other Student Loan Discharge Matters

August 5, 2022

Via: JD Supra

On July 13, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (the Department) published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (the Proposed Rule) to revise its regulations governing student loan discharge standards and processes, including but not limited to […]