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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 […]


Industry, Workforce

Vaccine mandate, holiday travel season loom for TSA workforce

November 16, 2021

Via: FCW

The holiday travel season is cranking into gear as the deadline for federal employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 approaches next week. That requirement includes workers at the Transportation Security Administration. Everett Kelley, national president of the American Federation […]


Health Care, Industry

BrandPost: Healthcare Modernization? More Like Building the Plane While Flying It

September 27, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Anyone who works in business is likely familiar with the phrase, “Building the plane as you’re flying it.” And after the craziness of these past 18 months, I’m sure most of us are now intimately familiar with that expression. From […]


IT Policy, Tech

Chinese government declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

September 24, 2021

Via: ZDnet

China’s central bank reiterated its stance on cryptocurrency on Friday, releasing a memo that banned cryptocurrency transactions and made it illegal for overseas exchanges to provide services to people in China. “Virtual currency-related business activities are illegal financial activities,” the […]


Federal, Policy

Democrats hatch secret pay-for-it plan in bid for unity on spending dreams

September 23, 2021

Via: POLITICO

Democratic leaders are racing to project momentum on turbulent negotiations over President Joe Biden’s social spending plans as Congress hurtles toward critical deadlines next week. So far, though, those last-ditch efforts to tout unity are only fueling more confusion. Speaker […]


IT Policy, Tech

South Korea passes ‘Anti-Google law’ bill to curb Google, Apple in-app payment commission

August 31, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

After a number of delays, South Korea’s National Assembly today voted to approve the passage of its “Anti-Google law.” Nicknamed after the search giant but more wide-ranging, the law will prevent Google and Apple from forcing developers to use their […]


Education, Industry

Loan forgiveness offered to more former ITT Tech students

August 26, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

The Education Department announced Thursday it will forgive student debt for more than 100,000 borrowers who attended colleges in the now-defunct ITT Technical Institute chain but left before graduating. In a rarely used move, the agency said it will erase […]