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FEATURES


Goodbye anonymity. Hello ID superiority.
Government-issued personal identity verification cards are a form of identity proofing superior to anything available in the past, security experts say.



The security badge for the future
It could be years before agencies realize the full capabilities of the new personal identity verification cards that Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 requires


NEWS


Buzz of the Week: The e-budget is an e-milestone


DHS to modify info-sharing network
Officials want to merge 100 Web portals


Desktop security eases into place



Census says it is e-ready


Lawmakers call for a do-over


Circuit


COMMENT


Editorial: A toast to Lee’s service
Deidre Lee's work in government is much appreciated, and she will be missed



Kelman: Learning from the Brits


Wagner: The cost analysis muddle


Nadler: An unfair bind?


MANAGEMENT


Do CIOs face a glass ceiling?
Government CIOs gain more influence but are not seen as strategic decision-makers


OMB sets guidelines for fed high fliers


NSPS’ endgame?


Dee Lee: She’s stepping down after stepping up


Federal Executive Boards tidy up


From the pages of Federal Employees News Digest


EXECUTECH


Open-source myth busters
Don’t let common misconceptions about freely distributed software derail your IT strategies


From the pages of GCN.com


PROCUREMENT


GSA expands Alliant awards by one
Technology contract is on hold while waiting for a federal claims court ruling


From the pages of Washington Technology


POLICY


Panel: DOD software is at risk
Military should consider financial-industry model of documentation and code checks


Real ID debate isn't over



SEC could demand transparency


FERC clamps down on security


FLIPSIDE


Top 10: Trends, challenges in 2008


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