John Hewitt Jones

John Hewitt Jones

Workforce

Code for America staff reach agreement with management on union recognition timeline

by • 5 hours ago

Both sides have agreed that voluntary recognition of the new staff union will take place on October 18.

Cyber

House Homeland Security Committee approves additional $865M for CISA

by • 9 hours ago

The extra funding measures include $400 million to implement the recent cybersecurity executive order.

Emerging Tech

NIST AI framework must take into account global catastrophic risk say UC Berkeley researchers

by • 11 hours ago

The academics cite arguments by theorists that instability caused by new AI systems could increase the probability of nuclear war.

Acquisition

Department of Defense targeting late 2021 for completion of CMMC review

by • 1 day ago

The GAO is also conducting a review of the cybersecurity regime, which was instructed by the NDAA.

Workforce

Code for America CEO says nonprofit will ‘continue to act in good faith’ during union recognition talks

by • 3 days ago

Amanda Renteria’s comments come as the nonprofit appoints law firms Bredhoff Kaiser and Jackson Lewis to work on union recognition negotiations.

Emerging Tech

US must lead in ethical application of AI, says Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson

by • 3 days ago

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson says government must work with the private sector to manage emerging risks associated with the technology.

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