DHS’s innovation program brings in 5 more blockchain startups
The small Phase 1 awards are specifically for projects on preventing forgery and counterfeiting of certificates and licenses at agencies like U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Telework shift presented durable lessons about workforce, USPS and NASA officials say
Going forward, organizations will need to define the "new normal," said USPS's CISO. Every company will have to decide if it still needs employees working side-by-side.
Congressman reminds everyone about potential to do legislative work remotely
Rep. Eric Swalwell is reintroducing a bill that would "mandate the development of a secure remote voting system" for use in the House, but only on noncontroversial legislation.
Foreign IT subcontractor had improper access to Commerce system, audit says
Commerce sent sensitive data from a document management system to a Canada-based subcontractor with "unvetted foreign nationals," according to a new IG report.
SAIC adds to IT modernization portfolio with $1.2B acquisition of Unisys Federal
The acquisition, expected to close by May 1, will strengthen SAIC's ability to provide cloud migration, EITaaS and other services.
Delays in security clearances hit IT vendors in capital region the hardest, report says
The backlog of background checks — typically more than 200 days for most new hires who need a clearance — has ripple effects throughout the region, according to the Greater Washington Partnership.