Offered by GSA and DHS, new purchase agreements provider continuous monitoring and other services to secure .gov websites.
Sen. Tom Udall, whose state is home to the Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories, is proposing a plan to speed the commercial use of technology developed under government auspices.
Though the number of federal contractors has grown significantly over the past decade, examples of whistleblowing contractors are extraordinarily rare, and they don't enjoy the same protections as federal employees.
A high-level group of independent experts will review federal intelligence and communications technologies as a step in advancing the debate over U.S. surveillance activities, but who will lead the group and determine its membership remains unclear.
What caused government websites to stop working for a few hours?
The Department of Homeland Security is ramping up a cloud make-over for its enterprise talent management system.
Examples of big data in government abound, and that's just the beginning.
NASA is seeking alternative plans in case a fix isn't possible for the Kepler space telescope's malfunctioning reaction wheels.
More than a dozen companies will provide continuous monitoring and diagnostics for the Homeland Security Department's blanket purchase agreement designed to bolster civilian cyber defense.
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The data hub that will connect health insurance exchanges to federal agencies will hold personal information of millions of Americans, rasing concerns about privacy and security.
Virtual desktops have gone from an interesting idea to a technology agencies embrace in increasingly large deployments. To move to virtual machines, however, requires a fresh look at security, standardization and the skills of your IT employees.