State Department deploying SD-WAN with $711M EIS contract to MetTel

A diverse wide-area network will integrate network connectivity across the department's posts in the U.S., Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Canada.

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Agencies starting DevSecOps can access new ATARC code repository

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Rep. Jerry McNerney believes educating Congress could pave the way for bills like his AI in Government Act of 2020.

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VA looks beyond multi-factor authentication to secure extended telework

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TIC program in ‘final stage’ before releasing remaining initial 3.0 guidance

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Census Bureau IT systems processing 2020 response data better than expected

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CIO Council identifying governmentwide areas for IT modernization

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