A picture-perfect Vista? Maybe not, but there’s a lot to like about Microsoft’s forthcoming operating system, including a snazzy user interface, stronger security and improved network features
Wagering on Wi-Fi Will municipal Wi-FI’s current growing pains give way to ubiquitous coverage, or will the wireless boom fall back to earth?
A new view of MOBIS Services GWAC indirectly supports IT projects
Beleaguered GTSI sheds reseller model
After suffering a ‘perfect storm’ in 2005, company officials steer new course
DHS disputes GAO card audit
First eco-friendly computers certified
Editorial: Security matters Imagine doing your job without a connection to the Internet
Welles: The dynamics of technology
Lisagor: Counting your neighbor’s wealth
Cita Furlani wants to get the questions right
New director of NIST’s IT Lab mixes technical smarts with management savvy
Discrimination complaints decline
D.C. builds excess capacity into fiber network
Tech authority should operate and manage DC-NET, officials say
Web filtering’s second act
Vendors try to turn down the heat
Sun and HP appeal to data-center managers with energy-saving servers, cooling systems
Black Box opens in federal market
Bon voyage for Defense Travel System?
Senate tries policy shift to lift ailing DOD program
Virginia gives contractors tax relief
Critics fault AIIM guidelines
OMB catalogs enterprise architecture policies
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In a new survey, federal leaders say they're making digital progress, but most also say they're merely updating old systems, not reinventing processes for the Digital Age.
The U.S. Customs and Immigration Services created new deputy CIO slot to help balance everyday IT operations and burgeoning DevOps, agile and cloud activities.
NIST is looking to increase trust in the technical underpinnings of encryption, by strengthening cryptographic random bit generators.
Steve Kelman applauds ASI Government for sharing valuable knowledge -- and notes that there are still plenty of other questions to answer.
In an op-ed for Business Insider, the GOP presidential candidate called for "the federal government must put its own house in order, prioritizing to reflect the urgency and importance of protecting key databases and communications."
"Convenience and accessibility has been prioritized over critical security practices," at OPM, according to a Dec. 23 alert distributed to cleared contractors by the Defense Security Service on behalf of DHS and the FBI.
The federal IT community truly is just that. Steve Kelman, Bill Arzt and Chris Dorobek remind us how much that can matter.
The former Federal Trade Commission chief technologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist will be advising federal CTO Megan Smith.
The $1.1 trillion spending bill includes a FITARA carve-out for the National Labs, some key appropriations for IT improvements and cybersecurity, and lumps of coal for a few problematic programs.
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