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NIST goes global with cyber framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has sent delegations to Tel Aviv and Tokyo, carrying a message of collaboration between government and industry.


DARPA seeks online news provider

The proposed agency newsletter will serve an audience of about 120 DARPA personnel.

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Program management: The importance of architecture

Integrating a comprehensive business architecture into an IT program's technical architecture can reduce risk and save time and money.

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Cyber shapes defense spending, privacy board reports on surveillance

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Social Security plans pivot to agile

SSA is in the midst of migrating its data operations to a 300,000 square foot facility that is still under construction.

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ICS-CERT sounds alarm on critical infrastructure attacks

The warnings come as DHS' Quadrennial Homeland Security Review highlights the dangers of "cyber-physical convergence."

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IT and disability: A symbiotic pair

There is no silver bullet for decreasing the rampant unemployment for people with disabilities, but both assistive technology and IT jobs afford the most promise to a static problem.

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'Social media as an applied science'

Two-year-old SocialGov is seeking a broader impact on the relationship between government and citizen.

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VA picks Accenture for health IT modernization

The VistA system is getting a refresh via a three-year, $162 million deal with ASM Research, a division of Accenture.

Achieving enterprise security to support agency services

Dan Chenok and John Lainhart explain why CDM is set to play a central role.

DOD and climate, Anonymous threats, cyber NATO and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

DOT seeks ideas on certifying connected vehicles

Better communication could help prevent crashes, improve traffic flow and share information on weather and road conditions.