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Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

What is enterprise architecture? A framework for transformation

November 23, 2022

Via: CIO

Enterprise architecture (EA) is the practice of analyzing, designing, planning, and implementing enterprise analysis to successfully execute on business strategies. EA helps organizations structure IT projects and policies to achieve desired business results, to stay agile and resilient in the […]


Cybersecurity

Meta outlines US involvement in social media disinformation in new report

November 23, 2022

Via: CSO Online

A report released by Meta’s security team describes the company’s shutdown of a network of Facebook and Instagram accounts participating in what it calls coordinated inauthentic behavior, and linking some of those accounts to the US military. “Coordinated inauthentic behavior” […]


Health Care, Industry

AZ will not enforce total abortion ban until at least 2023

October 28, 2022

Via: Fox News

Arizona’s attorney general has agreed not to enforce a near total ban on abortions at least until next year, a move that Planned Parenthood Arizona credited Thursday with allowing the group to restart abortion care across the state. The state’s […]


Education, Industry

The Education Department Announces More Tweaks to Public Service Loan Forgiveness

October 27, 2022

Via: Government Executive

The Education Department on Wednesday announced additional measures to make the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program more accessible to applicants when a set of a temporary reforms ends on Oct. 31. The popular, yet sometimes frustrating, program offers college graduates […]


Federal, Policy

GOP’s Cheney endorses Michigan Democrat Slotkin in a first

October 27, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on Thursday endorsed and plans to campaign for Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan, the first time that the critic of former President Donald Trump, who lost her GOP primary, has crossed party lines to formally support […]


Education, Industry

Small business group files suit over Biden student loan plan

October 10, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

A small-business advocacy group has filed a new lawsuit seeking to block the Biden administration’s efforts to forgive student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans — the latest legal challenge to the program. The suit, filed Monday by […]


Federal, Policy

Georgia election probe enters new phase with search warrants

October 3, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The Georgia prosecutor investigating whether former President Donald Trump and his allies broke the law trying to overturn his 2020 election loss in the state is seeking search warrants in the case, a sign that the wide-ranging probe has entered […]


Federal, Policy

US warns about foreign efforts to sway American voters

October 3, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Federal officials are warning ahead of the November elections that Russia is working to amplify doubts about the integrity of U.S. elections while China is interested in undermining American politicians it perceives as threats to Beijing’s interests. An unclassified intelligence […]


Policy, State & Local

12 fastest growing US cities for IT talent

September 28, 2022

Via: CIO

These days, it’s difficult to find a company that isn’t looking for qualified professionals to fill vital IT roles. In fact, despite layoffs and hiring freezes reported among technology companies, IT job postings grew month-over-month in the first half of […]


Cybersecurity

How cybercriminals use public online and offline data to target employees

September 28, 2022

Via: CSO Online

We post our daily lives to social media and think nothing of making key details about our lives public. We need to reconsider what we share online and how attackers can use this information to target businesses. Your firm’s security […]


Federal, Policy

US poised to provide $1.1 billion more in aid to Ukraine

September 28, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

The U.S. will provide an additional $1.1 billion in aid to Ukraine, with funding for about 18 more advanced rocket systems and other weapons to counter drones that Russia has been using against Ukrainian troops, the Biden administration announced Wednesday. […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden to oil industry: Don’t raise prices as hurricane nears

September 28, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden on Wednesday warned oil and gas companies against increasing prices for consumers as Hurricane Ian lashed Florida’s southwest coast. “Do not, let me repeat, do not use this as an excuse to raise gasoline prices or gouge […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Biden to tell Ohioans his policies will revive manufacturing

September 9, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden wants to put the spotlight on a rare bipartisan down payment on U.S. manufacturing when he visits Ohio on Friday for the groundbreaking of a new Intel computer chip facility. Biden heads to suburban Columbus to take […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Tech

Computer experts urge Georgia to replace voting machines

September 9, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

A group of computer and election security experts is urging Georgia election officials to replace the state’s touchscreen voting machines with hand-marked paper ballots ahead of the November midterm elections, citing what they say are “serious threats” posed by an […]


Education, Industry

States confirm plan to tax student loan handout funds

September 9, 2022

Via: Fox News

Student loan borrowers across the country could soon see up to $20,000 of their student loan debt forgiven in the massive handout announced by President Biden – but it still may come at a cost. State tax may be charged […]


Cybersecurity, Energy & Environment, Industry, Tech

U.S. government proposals spell out 5G security advancements

May 31, 2022

Via: CSO

Last week the U.S. federal government introduced a proposed five-step 5G Security Evaluation Process Investigation. “[It] was developed to address gaps in existing security assessment guidance and standards that arise from the new features and services in 5G technologies,” Eric […]


Federal, Policy

Biden acknowledges $2T bill stalled, but vows it will pass

December 17, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

President Joe Biden has all but acknowledged negotiations over his sweeping domestic policy package will likely push into the new year, as he does not yet have the votes in the Senate to lift the roughly $2 trillion bill to […]


Industry, Workforce

White House says 90% of feds are vaccinated

November 22, 2021

Via: FCW

More than 90% of federal employees have hit the Nov. 22 deadline for federal employees to comply with the White House’s vaccination mandate, according to a senior administration official. The milestone comes 75 days after President Joe Biden announced the […]


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 […]


Defense, Industry

Whistleblower worries Jan. 6 committee is going easy on Capitol Police

November 17, 2021

Via: POLITICO

As congressional investigators increasingly scrutinize the performance of the U.S. Capitol Police surrounding the Jan. 6 attacks, a whistleblower says he worries the department is getting off too easy. The whistleblower told POLITICO that he participated in a 90-minute interview […]