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CISA Releases Interim TIC 3.0 Telework Guidance

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The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has issued interim Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 guidance to help federal agencies secure their networks as more government employees telework due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Gen. Stephen Lyons: TRANSCOM Looks for Ways to Offload Work to Commercial Airlines

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Army Gen. Stephen Lyons, head of U.S. Transportation Command, said TRANSCOM is exploring ways on how to shift work to Civil Reserve Air Fleet partners in an effort to mitigate the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the commercial airline industry, Defense News reported Monday.

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Sen. Mark Warner Asks OMB to Clarify Relief for Contractors Involved in National Security Missions

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee and a three-time Wash100 award winner, has asked the Office of Management and Budget to release a directive that would direct agencies to implement a provision in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act that offers relief to contractors supporting the country’s national security missions.

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GSA Delays E-Marketplace Program Due to COVID-19 Response Efforts; Laura Stanton Quoted

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The General Services Administration has announced a delay in the acquisition process for the e-marketplace platform as GSA works to meet the demand of federal agencies for information technology hardware and related services in support of telework initiatives during the coronavirus pandemic.

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NSF’s Dorothy Aronson on How Industry Can Extend Help to Agencies

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Dorothy Aronson, chief information officer of the National Science Foundation, said companies seeking to help government agencies during the coronavirus pandemic should keep track of their contacts within those agencies and monitor where their services are being fielded across the government, Federal Times reported Tuesday.

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