Policing terror Pioneering law enforcement agencies use data sharing and analysis tools to step up anti-terrorism contributions
Now hear this! Local officials tap new location-aware and multichannel emergency alert systems to better reach a more mobile citizenry
Talk isn’t cheap Maturing technologies address the high cost of radio interoperability for state and local first responders
Democratic win signals changes for federal IT
Workforce and policy issues are also now in flux
Experts debate Rumsfeld's transformation legacy
Shuttle Discovery's obsolete code could force launch delay
Editorial: Change management We hope the new Democratic leaders will carry out the effective oversight tradition exemplified by Reps. Davis' and Waxman's leadership of the House Government Reform Committee
Kelman: Let the vendor perform
Welles: California hangs a vacancy sign
A career as a secrecy watchdog
Steven Aftergood condemns the abuses of overclassification, excessive secrecy
IRS turns to employees to push system modernization efforts
Striking the right balance for customer service
DOD pushes wireless to the edge JFCOM prepares tactical mobile networks for homeland security and battlefield missions
HSPD-12 cards open new worlds
Microsoft takes the Linux pledge, partners with Novell
Semirugged Toughbook offers dual-core processing
Ballard in command at Perot Systems GS
Former Navy submarine engineer plots a course into the federal market
Deep Water Point keeps an eye on Congress’ IT appropriations
IAC ponders dues increase to meet deficit
Air Force to create Cyber Command
The service intends to apply laws of war, including proportional response to attacks
Agencies urged to focus first on policies to protect data
DOT faces new security challenges in 2007
A last-ditch try for a health IT bill
At summit, speakers urge CIOs to be creative
Competitive caption sourcing
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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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