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    Court orders temporary block on JEDI

    JEDI, the Defense Department’s multi-billion-dollar cloud procurement, is officially on hold, according to a federal court announcement Feb. 13.

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    FCW Insider: Feb. 21

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 02/21/2020

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    Senate panel passes VA tech oversight bill

    In the wake of the Department of Veterans Affairs' delay of the initial go-live date of its $16 billion electronic health record modernization system, a Senate committee has passed a bill that requires the agency to be more transparent about the status of big-ticket IT projects. 02/20/2020

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    TIC 3.0 and zero-trust networking

    Commentators on the new Trusted Internet Connection policy have noted that "zero-trust" strategies might not be a perfect fit. 02/20/2020

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    Federal employee unions still quiet on endorsements

    Public-sector unions are taking a wait-and-see approach after early endorsements in the 2016 cycle. 02/20/2020

  • FCW Insider: Feb. 20

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 02/20/2020

  • Defense
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    Navy 2021 budget shows IT, cyber adjustments

    The Navy has realigned cyber spending into a new category that includes the Joint Regional Security Stacks program. 02/19/2020

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    TSA to roll out strategic plan for insider threats next month

    Acting Deputy TSA Administrator Patricia Cogswell said that as screening tech has improved, insider threats have become an increasingly attractive attack vector for bad actors. 02/19/2020

  • People
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    Former GSA official among Trump's pardons

    David Safavian was administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy when he was arrested in 2005. 02/19/2020

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    Air Force touts Digital U tech reskilling effort

    Micro-credentialing and new data projects are being used to reward airmen, the Air Force's deputy CIO says. 02/19/2020

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