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Lawmaker to Propose Bill to Incentivize Industry Cybersecurity Cooperation Within Days

During congressional testimony, cybersecurity firm FireEye pushed for greater liability protections to be included in a draft cyber incident reporting bill.

Argonne National Lab Inches Closer to Exascale Age with New ‘Testbed’ Supercomputer

Polaris will support the Energy Department’s user community as it prepares for new, more powerful computing capabilities.

Jeff Bezos Needs NASA to Listen to Him

NASA picked SpaceX to build its lunar lander, but the Amazon billionaire really, really wants the job too.

Developing a Holistic Approach to Multicloud Security

To be effective, a multicloud security strategy needs to provide end-to-end protection that gives agencies visibility across hosts and services.

What a Top Secret Cloud Means for Microsoft

A commercial platform announced last year is now generally available to government customers.

Homeland Security Considering CMMC-like Compliance Effort

The agency is inviting interested parties to weigh in on plans to ensure contractors follow best cyber hygiene practices.

Social Security Needs Help with Internal Workplace and Domestic Violence Threats

The consultant will conduct initial interviews and develop reports in support of the agency’s Crisis Advisory Teams.

GovExec Acquires Contracting Intelligence Firm

The media company announced it has acquired Arlington, Virginia-based GovTribe.

Space Travel for Billionaires Is the Surprise Topic with Bipartisan American Support – But Not from Gen Z

“Space travel and research are important for the future development of humanity,” one respondent said.

CISA Stands Up Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative

The effort includes partnerships with several major tech companies.

Contracting Association Calls for Extension of COVID-19 Leave Provision 

This will help the government prepare for the next emergency, says the Professional Services Council. 

How the Energy Department Can Improve Cybersecurity in the Energy Industry

The Energy Department has an obligation to protect both public and private energy interests on critical infrastructure.

Navy Awards $85 Million Contract for Software and Cloud Support

SAIC will work on pushing the Joint Expeditionary Command and Control family of systems toward JADC2 integration goals.

GSA Gives Final Deadline for Transition from DUNS to Unique Entity ID

The agency also confirmed that all current SAM registrants should have already been assigned their new identifier.

Survey: Pandemic Has Left Public Sector IT Exposed

The single largest risk factor reported by respondents is the influx in remote work.

States Weigh Bans on Ransomware Payoffs

The idea is that this would deter attacks because cybercriminals would know they couldn’t get paid.