News and notes from around the federal IT community.
the Federal Acquisition Service aims to be both a better provider and a trusted adviser.
DHS has secured funding for a program to tackle the next layer of network vulnerabilities.
The IRS was the latest agency to learn about email archiving the hard way. Here's how to avoid being next.
Never mind the deadline. Agencies have compelling security reasons to switch to IPv6, writes NCP Engineering's Julian Weinberger.
An analysis of state-level freedom-of-information requests shows how cost-effective smart open-data efforts can be.
When the Congressional Budget Office reassured agencies that no last-minute sequesters are needed for fiscal 2014, it also revisited the long-term targets. The forecast: Steady growth, but slowly.
Wasn't last year's budget deal supposed to make appropriations easy?
It's not just TSA devices that are vulnerable, says Billy Rios, director of threat intelligence at Qualys. And the procurement process is a crucial link in preventing back-door cyberattacks on federal facilities.
Addressing nontechnical challenges could help overcome slow-moving government policies and a compliance-focused culture, writes FireEye's Travis Rosiek.
The last of six authorizations to operate and a solicitation for a Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems came in the past week.
Inspector General David Williams takes a broad view of his role at the perennially cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service, including the development of new technologies and revenue streams.