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Data leakage
This article on security policies is the first in a three-part series on information security

Put some bite behind the bark
The most successful security policies are those that agencies can enforce

RHIOs for beginners
After many false starts, the health care community is now learning what it will take to build successful regional health information organizations

Setting up for wireless
FCW’s Quick Start looks at how to plug your portable computers into a WLAN



NEWS

OMB lifts the veil on IT worries
Agency reveals two lists of projects that it says warrant expanded public oversight

Garcia welcomed as cyber czar

GAO seeks to protect identities and security info

Circuit

Intercepts



COMMENT

Editorial: Garbage in, garbage out
There are some questions about how the government would create a searchable online database of contract information

Amtower: Accolades are overdue

Kelman: The face-to-face experience

Rimmer: What a flat world means for government

Sprehe: Why people matter



MANAGEMENT

A lawyer who likes information technology
As New York’s top cyber official, Will Pelgrin also leads a successful multistate ISAC

Another harsh audit for DOD

Federal enterprise architects: Selling EA requires stealth


TECHNOLOGY

Vendors offer interoperability on a national scale
Emergency responders say they need to solve regional interoperability problems first

Adobe adds conferencing to Acrobat software

SBA switches to a vertical search engine

The Pipeline

NYC to cover city with 2.5 GHz wireless


BUSINESS

Businesses capitalize on IPv6 mandate
Vendors develop services to help agencies meet 2008 deadline for compliance

Supercomputing partnerships win high marks

There is strength in numbers


POLICY

Financial line of business still too murky
Experts: OMB guidance leaves too many gray areas

Denett targets data accuracy in building funding database

Industry lobbies for competitiveness bills



FlipSide

A graphic look at 9/11


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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