Who & Where


"One ring to rule them all" - Frodo Baggins looking at the ring of Sauron.

Privacy, security and one login to rule them all?

Government techies wrestle with building privacy and security into services from the ground up.

Kathy Conrad, Martha Dorris, and Darlene Meskell of GSA.

GSA's Dorris honored, Ambrose moves to VA and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Rising Star 2013

Looking for future leaders

Rising Star awards honor individuals doing great things today -- and who are likely to be filling the senior slots tomorrow.

Wikimedia image: U.S. Customs and Border Protection UAV (model: MQ9 Reaper).

Drone pilot training, DISA's big cyber contract, fed feedback, USASpending.gov and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

man with light bulb sign

Wanted: concrete steps toward culture change. Can MOC deliver?

ACT-IAC's "Management of Change" conference will try to pin down the un-pinnable: a culture of innovation.

Shutterstock image (by Andrii_M): computer binary code.

Outside techies clean up at Hackathon

Before teams from academia and the private sector could build apps and searchable databases at GSA's Hackathon, they had to do some housecleaning.

stethoscope on keyboard

HealthCare.gov flaws, DARPA drones, OSTP prizes and the Datanauts' debut

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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NSA surveillance and an HHS nomination

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Shutterstock image: breached lock.

Joint Chiefs cyber link, DOJ cyber guidelines, IP 911 risks and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

Wikimedia image: Senator John Thune.

Thune seeks answers on White House cyber breach

The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee wants to know if any personal or policy information was stolen.

Wikimedia image: Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) logo.

FBI cyber boss gets bigger portfolio

Joseph Demarest, who took a leading role in pointing the finger at North Korea for the Sony hack, moves to the No. 2 position in the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch.

Composite materials cryotank model from NASA

NASA plays show-and-tell on the Hill

America's space agency took to Capitol Hill to show lawmakers the tech advances taxpayers' dollars are buying -- and how they could help humans reach Mars.

The 2015 Federal 100

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