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Health Care, Industry

Texas AG Ken Paxton investigating Walmart over its opioid sales

June 28, 2022

Via: Fox News

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Tuesday he is launching an investigation into Walmart’s opioid sales to determine if the retail giant improperly filled prescriptions. Paxton issued a civic investigative demand to Walmart for possible violations of the Texas Deceptive […]


Federal, Policy

The Latest on the Formula Shortage and What the Government is Doing About It

June 27, 2022

Via: Government Executive

The Biden administration has taken a multi-faceted approach to alleviating the formula shortage, although the president has come under fire for not knowing sooner how severe it was. Here are the latest updates on the federal government’s response, what lawmakers […]


Health Care, Industry

High court rules against government on drug reimbursement

June 15, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Supreme Court said Wednesday that the federal government improperly lowered drug reimbursement payments to hospitals and clinics that serve low-income communities, a reduction that cost the facilities billions of dollars. The high court ruled unanimously in a case involving […]


Industry, Workforce

Unintentional or Evolutionary: How Digital Platforms Impact Future Jobs

May 26, 2022

Via: Nextgov

Unintentional or evolutionary, the positive impact of digital platforms on society’s future jobs should be recognized by educators, governments and individuals across America. The rapid pace of change over the last few years demands that we find creative, new ways […]


Cybersecurity

Ransomware is a national security threat, so please tell us about attacks, says government

May 11, 2022

Via: ZDnet

Victims of ransomware attacks are being urged to come forward and report incidents in order to help prevent other companies being hit with what’s described as the biggest cybersecurity threat around. Ransomware attacks have long been a significant cybersecurity issue, […]


Cybersecurity

Phishing Threats Attempt to Hook New Government Victims

May 4, 2022

Via: Nextgov

Over the past couple years, ransomware has become one of the top threats on the minds of most people struggling to protect their agencies and organizations. For the most part, ransomware gangs have steered clear of directly confronting the federal […]


Federal, Policy

Lawmakers face tight deadline to pass funding bills

March 9, 2022

Via: FCW

Congressional negotiators on Tuesday continued to hammer out the details of a $1.5 trillion omnibus spending package that would fund federal agencies until the end of September, as yet another deadline loomed to keep the government open. A deal to […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

How the Government Expanded its Supercomputing Assets in 2021

December 29, 2021

Via: Nextgov

Supercomputers are built of heaps of processors and can perform billions and trillions of computations per second, with power far greater than what traditional computers offer. They enable the processing of massive amounts of data, new breakthroughs in artificial intelligence, […]


Cybersecurity

California state CISO: the goal is “operating as a whole government”

November 22, 2021

Via: CSO Online

The State of California experiences more than 200 million malicious probes every day – the equivalent of nearly 139,000 malicious correlated events per second. And they’re gunning for what may be the largest collection of digital information assets in the […]


Federal, Policy

As GOP obstructs, Biden escalates warnings of default

October 6, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden is escalating his campaign to get Congress to lift the federal debt limit, hosting business leaders at the White House Wednesday and warning in a new report that failure to extend the government’s borrowing authority could set […]