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A tangled mess: Government rules for social media security lack clarity

FedScoop

In wake of SEC breach, federal policymakers, agencies, and experts can't seem to agree on whether agencies must use MFA on social media.

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Database of verified government social media accounts loses its teeth

FedScoop

Digital Registry, a database for tracking official government social media accounts, mobile websites, and apps. Part of the goal was to better track government social media efforts — and update an earlier federal social media registry meant to help people verify that government accounts were authentic.

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Social Media Gives an Oklahoma Agency Its Voice

GovLoop

An interview with Kelly Adams, Communication and Education Supervisor, and Smokey Solis, Communication and Education Specialist, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation In 2020, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation adopted a unique — and often delightfully irreverent — approach to its use of social media.

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Social Media Gives an Oklahoma Agency Its Voice

GovLoop

In 2020, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation adopted a unique — and often delightfully irreverent — approach to its use of social media. Social media helps build communities, of course, and about 10 years ago, an agency employee created a department Twitter account. It really was like the Wild, Wild West,” Adams said.

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Media Deluge Not Enough To Move Flint Water Case

Government Contracts

A water engineering company accused by the Michigan attorney general of prolonging Flint residents' lead exposure cannot move its eventual trial out of the region, a Michigan state judge ruled Wednesday, saying the company could not assume the entire jury pool was biased.

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FBI, DHS lack information-sharing strategies for domestic extremist threats online, GAO says

FedScoop

The FBI and Department of Homeland Security’s information-sharing efforts on domestic extremist threats with social media and gaming companies lack an overarching strategy, a Government Accountability Office report found , raising questions about the effectiveness of the agencies’ communications to address violent warnings online.

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It’s Time the Media Watchdogs Get It Right

NIH NITAAC

On behalf of the team at NITAAC, let me be the first to wish you a Happy New Year! As we usher in 2023, I know there is a lot of anticipation about the Chief Information Officer-Solutions and Partners 4 (CIO-SP4) Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC).

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