Federal cyber talent is going away amid government shutdown

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Various reports in the media have now extensively covered how the government shutdown is causing some feds to actually miss their second straight paycheck. All the while government contractors have no option but to sit idle. Because of this, some believe that an immediate brain drain in not only possible but imminent. It should not …

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The Trump Administration Doesn’t Want The US To Study Earth

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Latest reports say that the new budget from the Trump’s administration has restored huge cuts on the NIH and NSF. On the other hand, issues related to the environment still aren’t out of trouble yet. Yesterday, the Trump administration put out a statement and released its proposed budget. The proposed budget from the Trump administration …

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Uber vs Waymo: Why The Self-Driving Settlement Is Important

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Uber gave up just a mere 0.34 percent of the entire company to settle the case. Some hold the opinion that essentially, Uber got off fairly cheap. Last Friday morning, Uber and Waymo finally settled their differences. By differences, it means they decided to settle everything related to the now infamous trade secrets lawsuit. In …

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Broadband Deployment Advanced Because of Ajit Pai, says FCC Report

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The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Ajit Pai hasn’t shied away from taking credit for all of Obama administration’s broadband deployments. Things are rarely straightforward when one is the chairman of any organization, let alone the Federal Communications Commission. One dilemma that Aji Pai had to deal with came when he had to oversee …

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A National Security Council Memo Says US Should Counter China With 5G

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A new memo claims that the United States government will run a government-funded network which would keep the United States of America safe from all sorts of foreign attacks. According to a new leaked NSC (National Security Council) memo from the White House, the United States government should take steps to guard against foreign influence …

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Chrome Extension Add-ons That Are Malicious And Hard To Remove

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Media reports have just revealed that the very popular Google Chrome now allows people to install Chrome extensions which are malicious. And incredibly hard to remove. Some security experts feel that it is almost impossible to remove such types of malicious Google Chrome extensions. There is no doubt about the fact that Google Chrome is …

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Internet Service Providers Which Are City-Owned Are More Transparent And Cheap

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Heaps of data can now show why a lot of customers would actually prefer muni broadband services. The same data can also help to understand exactly why the telecommunication industry in the United States may fear it. There is very little doubt about the fact that municipal internet broadband networks offer more economical entry-level process. That …

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Project Veritas: Twitter Employees Hate Conservative People?

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Media reports have come out and revealed that an engineer working at the company had come up with a plan to ban a certain way of talking. Opposing views say that the engineer never referred to conservatives while discussing the plan. A certain James O’Keefe has actually managed to make quite a name for himself …

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Net Neutrality Rules Won’t Go That Easy: Here Is What You Need To Know

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California along with Nebraska may challenge Federal Communications Commission’s attempts to officially preempt local state laws. Nebraska and California state legislators have proposed new net neutrality laws which would effectively try to replace the nationwide ones that the Federal Communications Commission repealed a few weeks ago. The Federal Communications Commission repealed all of the organization’s …

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Online Security:3 Of The Absolute Worst Hacks Of 2017 (One Bonus Hack)

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As far as crazy years go, 2017 proved to be absolutely bananas for a variety of reasons. The things that happened in the field of cybersecurity represent many of those reasons. Hackers negatively impacted institutions of all sorts around the globe. All the while they also affected the billions of people who trusted these institutions …

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