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Carten Cordell

Deputy Editor, Nextgov/FCW

Carten Cordell
Carten Cordell is the deputy editor at Nextgov/FCW. Cordell has covered federal government, technology and acquisition for Federal Times, FedScoop and Washington Business Journal. An Alabama native, Cordell hold bachelor’s degrees in history and journalism from Auburn University and a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. His work has also appeared in USA Today, Writer's Digest and many other publications. He comes to Nextgov/FCW after a stint at Sage Communications, a marketing services agency that focuses on the government contracting market.

New bills look to help small water systems tap cybersecurity assistance

New legislation looks to set aside $10 million to help subsidize fees for small utilities to join the Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Mapping cloud to mission

A new report from the Partnership for Public Service highlights how agencies have capitalized on cloud technology and how those lessons can help others evolve.

Data & Analytics

CDC wants real-time data on COVID, flu vaccine effectiveness

The public health agency aims to increase its use of real-time data to track the effectiveness of respiratory vaccines and is looking for possible vendor solutions.


IARPA aims to thwart cyberattacks with psychology

The intelligence research agency is looking to deploy and automate hackers' cognitive biases to help defend potential cyberattacks.