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GSA Launches Program to Deliver Public Service Info via Consumer Virtual Assistants

The General Services Administration has kicked off a program that aims to make public service information available through a consumer technology dubbed intelligent personal assistants. Justin Herman, a manager of social media and digital engagement programs at GSA’s Technology Transformation Service, wrote in a blog post published Monday that the Emerging Citizen Technology program …

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White House Cyber Chief Rob Joyce to Take Part in Innovation Office’s Federal IT Modernization Program

Rob Joyce, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said his office will be involved in the new Office of American Innovation’s effort to integrate cybersecurity into a program to modernize the federal government’s information technology platforms, Nextgov reported Monday. Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, leads the new White House …

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Navy Implements Biometric ID System for Base Access

The U.S. Navy has started to transition access for all contractors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers and vendors who use the Navy Commercial Access Control System to a new base access control system. The service branch said Friday that NCACS cardholders have until July 15 to obtain a Defense Biometric Identification System credential from …

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Army Issues Updated Manual on Cyber, EW Missions

The U.S. Army has introduced an updated manual on cyber warfare and electromagnetic operations, C4ISRNET reported Friday. Mark Pomerleau writes the FM 3-12 Cyberspace and Electronic Warfare Operations manual seeks to replace the FM 3-38 document initially released in 2014. The FM 3-12 manual offers procedures on how to integrate …

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NGA Releases GEOINT App for Govt Users on Apple App Store, Google Play

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched its latest application on the Apple‘s App Store and the Google Play Store in an effort to help authorized government user access unclassified geospatial intelligence through mobile devices. NGA said Friday its Tearline app is accessible to the intelligence community, Defense Department, allies and academic and private sector …

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John Kelly: DHS Partners With Industry to Protect Federal Networks from Cyber Attacks

John Kelly, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, has said DHS has collaborated with industry to update outdated information technology systems as part of efforts to safeguard the federal government’s data infrastructure from cyber attacks. Kelly said in a speech delivered Tuesday at George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland …

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Nonprofit Offers White House Recommendations to Bolster Federal Cyber Workforce

Nonprofit organization (ISC)2 has urged President Donald Trump’s administration to prioritize federal cyber workforce development programs through a set of recommendations the group sent to White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. The Clearwater, Florida-based nonprofit recommended priority areas it believes President Trump should consider for inclusion in a cybersecurity executive order, (ISC)2 said Wednesday. …

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