General Services Administration GSA

The General Services Administration (GSA) today announced that it awarded a $2 million contract to HackerOne for the facilitation of GSA’s bug bounty programs. […]

Federal Cloud Flag

CrowdStrike announced Thursday that it received an agency FedRAMP authorization which it said will allow the company “to significantly expand its footprint in the Federal government to meet demand from Federal agencies for its endpoint protection technologies. 






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SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Thursday that CIO Pamela Dyson will leave the agency to become executive vice president, head of the Technology Group, and CIO at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.






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Navy seal

The Department of the Navy released a request for proposal (RFP) for its Next Generation Enterprise Network (N-GEN) Recompete program on Tuesday–the first of two major RFPs expected for the program. 






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Congress Capitol Senate House

The Senate today approved H.R. 6157, a minibus funding bill which provides full-year FY 2019 funding to the departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human Services, and Labor, and provides a continuing resolution for short term funding for the entire Federal government until December.






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SEC

Altaba, which holds Yahoo’s remaining assets following the purchase of the company’s internet assets by Verizon in 2017, said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has reached an agreement in principle to settle consumer class action litigation relating to Yahoo’s disclosures in 2016 and 2017 of data breaches impacting three billion user accounts.






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Health IT Medical Record

A report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) did not adequately secure the Medicare enrollment system, which is the primary source of information for the beneficiary population.






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Air Force
Election security, voting, midterms 2018
FBI
Election security, voting, midterms 2018
FBI

Trent Teyema, chief of cyber readiness and cyber division chief operating officer at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has left the FBI for a role in the private sector. Teyema will be joining the Parsons Corporation as senior vice president and chief technology officer for the company’s Federal business, Parsons announced on Thursday.






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Congress Capitol Senate House

Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., introduced a new bill in the House on Thursday that “would establish a grant program within the Department of Labor to support the creation, implementation, and expansion of registered apprenticeship programs in cybersecurity.”






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Census 2020

Tim Ruland, the CISO at the Census Bureau, announced his retirement via LinkedIn, with his last day scheduled for September 27.






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us passport government publishing office gpo

The Government Publishing Office has named Sam Musa GPO’s new CIO. Musa previously served as chief of IT services for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and information systems program manager at the Federal Bureau of Investigation.






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Capital, House of Representatives, Congress, Senate

Former Federal Trade Commissioner Terrell McSweeny has joined Covington & Burling LLP as a partner in the firm’s Antitrust and Competition Law and Data Privacy and Cybersecurity practice groups.






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Russia U.S. Hacking

Andrei Tyurin, a Russian citizen, was extradited to the United States on Friday from the country of Georgia in connection with his alleged participation in a computer hacking campaign that targeted U.S. financial institutions, brokerage firms, financial news publishers, and other American companies, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.






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