Category Archives: Current Events

DoD doesn’t know who owns the companies they are awarding contracts to, or if they pose a national security or fraud risk


Report (unclassified version):
DEFENSE PROCUREMENT: Ongoing DOD Fraud Risk
Assessment Efforts Should Include Contractor Ownership
Seto J. Bagdoyan, Director,
GAO Forensic Audits & Investigative Service

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Information Security: VA and other federal agencies need to address significant challenges


Testimony:
Information Security: VA and Other Federal Agencies
Need to Address Significant Challenges
Gregory C. Wilshusen, Director, Information Security Issues
U.S. Government Accoountbility Office

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Cyber criminals use social engineering and technical attacks to circumvent multi-factor authentication


Memo:
Cyber Criminals Use Social Engineering and Technical
Attacks to Circumvent Multi-Factor Authentication
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division

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U.S. attitudes toward socialism, communism, and collectivism


Report:
US Attitudes Toward Socialism,
Communism, and Collectivism.
Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation

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Quantum Information Science: Applications, global research and development, and policy considerations


Report:
Quantum Information Science: Applications, Global
Research and Development, and Policy Considerations
Patricia Moloney Figliola, Specialist in
Internet and Telecommunications Policy

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The Law of Immigration Detention: A Brief Introduction


Brief:
The Law of Immigration Detention:
A Brief Introduction
Hillel R. Smith, Legislative Attorney

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Freedom of Information Act: DHS needs to reduce backlogged requests and eliminate duplicate processing


Testimony:
Freedom of Information Act: DHS needs to reduce backlogged
requests and eliminate duplicate processing
Vijay A. D’Souza, Director, IT and Cybersecurity,
U.S. Government Accountability Office

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Congressional Access to Information in an Impeachment Investigation


Report:
Congressional Access to Information
in an Impeachment Investigation
Todd Garvey, Legislative Attorney

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Libra: A Facebook-led Cryptocurrency Initiative


Memo:
Libra: A Facebook-led
Cryptocurrency Initiative
Rebecca M. Nelson, Specialist in International Trade and Finance
David W. Perkins, Specialist in Marcoeconomic Policy

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Health Care for Veterans: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions


Report:
Health Care for Veterans: Answers
to Frequently Asked Questions
Sidath Viranga Panangala, Specialist in Veterans Policy
Jared S. Sussman, Analyst in Health Policy

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