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Face-off
Face recognition is emerging as a viable tool for verifying identities.

How women in IT make it to the top
Is a glass ceiling holding them down? Most don't think so.



News

Industry group draws scrutiny
Davis, CIO Council reassess involvement in CISO Exchange.

Cooper out of the frying pan

Report cards often hide the true picture

FOSE roundup

Circuit

Comings and goings

Intercepts



Comment

Editorial: Demonstrating results

Welles: Who's in the kitchen?

Suss: Building a better GSA



Management

The records keeper
Archivist vows records will be open and online.

State and local officials look to outsourcing.



Technology

FEMA tests digital alert system
Technology will send messages to wireless devices, radio, TV and the Internet.

Documentation spec makes DOD inroads

Quick look: Treo 650 has pizzazz



Business

Microsoft's new market
Software giant wants a piece of DOD interoperability dollars.

PWC returns to federal fray

SGI, Northrop join forces

On the circuit



Policy

Draft proposals stir interest
Vendors scrutinize Alliant RFPs.

Secure Flight hits turbulence from feds

Task force studies WMD threats

The need for privacy


The 2015 Federal 100

Meet 100 women and men who are doing great things in federal IT.

Featured

  • Shutterstock image (by venimo): e-learning concept image, digital content and online webinar icons.

    Can MOOCs make the grade for federal training?

    Massive open online courses can offer specialized IT instruction on a flexible schedule and on the cheap. That may not always mesh with government's preference for structure and certification, however.

  • Shutterstock image (by edel): graduation cap and diploma.

    Cybersecurity: 6 schools with the right stuff

    The federal government craves more cybersecurity professionals. These six schools are helping meet that demand.

  • Rick Holgate

    Holgate to depart ATF

    Former ACT president will take a job with Gartner, follow his spouse to Vienna, Austria.

  • Are VA techies slacking off on Yammer?

    A new IG report cites security and productivity concerns associated with employees' use of the popular online collaboration tool.

  • Shutterstock image: digital fingerprint, cyber crime.

    Exclusive: The OPM breach details you haven't seen

    An official timeline of the Office of Personnel Management breach obtained by FCW pinpoints the hackers’ calibrated extraction of data, and the government's step-by-step response.

  • Stephen Warren

    Deputy CIO Warren exits VA

    The onetime acting CIO at Veterans Affairs will be taking over CIO duties at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

  • Shutterstock image: monitoring factors of healthcare.

    DOD awards massive health records contract

    Leidos, Accenture and Cerner pull off an unexpected win of the multi-billion-dollar Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization contract, beating out the presumptive health-records leader.

  • Sweating the OPM data breach -- Illustration by Dragutin Cvijanovic

    Sweating the stolen data

    Millions of background-check records were compromised, OPM now says. Here's the jaw-dropping range of personal data that was exposed.

  • FCW magazine

    Let's talk about Alliant 2

    The General Services Administration is going to great lengths to gather feedback on its IT services GWAC. Will it make for a better acquisition vehicle?

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