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FEATURES

A real hard act to follow
States view the Real ID Act as an unreasonable and costly challenge, but some officials see in it the glimmer of a silver lining

How to secure the wireless fortress
Here’s what you must do to protect your WLANs



NEWS

House cuts critical DOD technology programs
Budget maneuvers take money from battlefield systems

Hack at USDA puts 26,000 at risk

Marines extend satellite communications

Intercepts

Circuit



COMMENT

Editorial: Forest vs. trees
In recent months, the drive for ethical purity has reached a fevered pitch

Kelman: Battling for young hearts and minds



MANAGEMENT

Voinovich offers workforce improvement bill
Proposal would mandate managerial training and rigorous employee performance reviews

GSA finds most agencies’ telework plans are ad hoc


TECHNOLOGY

Future of air traffic is in orbit
FAA says satellite-based system will offer more precise navigation, improve safety

The Pipeline



BUSINESS

Report confirms middle-market doldrums
A decade of dwindling growth has hurt weakened midtier federal professional services companies

Aleut Technologies gains foothold in DOD mentoring program

Mike Gaffney takes centerfield for CSC



POLICY

Move to extend wiretap law to VOIP criticized
Skeptics: Old law doesn’t fit new technology

Bill adds purchase card controls

House panel wants free public access to medical research



FlipSide

A few minutes with...Robert Carey


Featured

  • Workforce
    Shutterstock image 1658927440 By Deliris masks in office coronavirus covid19

    White House orders federal contractors vaccinated by Dec. 8

    New COVID-19 guidance directs federal contractors and subcontractors to make sure their employees are vaccinated — the latest in a series of new vaccine requirements the White House has been rolling out in recent weeks.

  • FCW Perspectives
    remote workers (elenabsl/Shutterstock.com)

    Post-pandemic IT leadership

    The rush to maximum telework did more than showcase the importance of IT -- it also forced them to rethink their own operations.

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