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FEATURES

On your mark, get set...
Agencies struggle to protect their data at all times

Backing up your paper
Lost records convince officials that encrypted digital backups are crucial

5 keys to better leadership
Experts offer ways to move beyond mere management to be a positive force within your organization

Found in translation
Getting different identity systems to talk together is not so hard anymore



NEWS

Arthur K. Cebrowski, 1942-2005
Navy vice admiral was known as father of network-centric warfare

DOD to conduct security stand-down

House Democrats stake out high-tech ground

Circuit

Comings and goings

Intercepts



COMMENT

Editorial: Generation gap

Kelman: The grand challenge

Principi: Changing with the times



MANAGEMENT

DOD pay system challenged
Union lawsuit and start-up costs could delay conversion to new system

States seek project discipline



TECHNOLOGY

A new type of spam filter
Federal agencies turn to IronPort's appliances to scrutinize e-mailers' behavior

Illinois scraps frame-relay net

Mandylion takes password tokens to next level

Quick look: Wireless security without the pain

The Pipeline


BUSINESS

Contracting bliss
Small businesses reach nirvana on Air Force's NetCents program

Microsoft targets developers



POLICY

Fixing the Next Generation procurement data system
Critics say program needs to be more accurate and user-friendly

Blank check at NASA

Debate continues on data privacy bill

Two sides of small-biz goals

DOD could extend AKO by January


The Fed 100

Read the profiles of all this year's winners.

Featured

  • Then-presidential candidate Donald Trump at a 2016 campaign event. Image: Shutterstock

    'Buy American' order puts procurement in the spotlight

    Some IT contractors are worried that the "buy American" executive order from President Trump could squeeze key innovators out of the market.

  • OMB chief Mick Mulvaney, shown here in as a member of Congress in 2013. (Photo credit Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

    White House taps old policies for new government makeover

    New guidance from OMB advises agencies to use shared services, GWACs and federal schedules for acquisition, and to leverage IT wherever possible in restructuring plans.

  • Shutterstock image (by Everett Historical): aerial of the Pentagon.

    What DOD's next CIO will have to deal with

    It could be months before the Defense Department has a new CIO, and he or she will face a host of organizational and operational challenges from Day One

  • USAF Gen. John Hyten

    General: Cyber Command needs new platform before NSA split

    U.S. Cyber Command should be elevated to a full combatant command as soon as possible, the head of Strategic Command told Congress, but it cannot be separated from the NSA until it has its own cyber platform.

  • Image from Shutterstock.

    DLA goes virtual

    The Defense Logistics Agency is in the midst of an ambitious campaign to eliminate its IT infrastructure and transition to using exclusively shared, hosted and virtual services.

  • Fed 100 logo

    The 2017 Federal 100

    The women and men who make up this year's Fed 100 are proof positive of what one person can make possibile in federal IT. Read on to learn more about each and every winner's accomplishments.

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