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NSA critics, storm warnings and free books

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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IT hallway to launch in the fall

The "hallway" concept is part of GSA’s category management, aimed at creating a more efficient acquisition process.

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Canceled procurement, gaps in VOIP, virtual currencies and the future of the Net

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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The cybersecurity framework and you

Deconstructing the tools that have emerged from Obama's executive order on securing critical infrastructure.

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NSTIC pilot offers identity proofing for health records

Security is a growing issue as more medical practices offer patients online access to their own health records.

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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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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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'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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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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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.

DOD and climate, Anonymous threats, cyber NATO and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.