Security Special Report: The cargo challenge
Government executives face major challenges as they try to mitigate homeland
What makes public/private security alliances succeed? It’s not just
about the money — except when it is
Homeland security officials want better status and tracking information
about hazardous rail freight
A long haul
for freight security
Cargo security plans for trucking, maritime and aviation sectors seek
a balance between homeland security and efficient commerce
MCI did something no other company had done before when it connected its
e-mail to the Internet
of the Week: Unintended consequences
move to e-forms delayed by third protest
GSA awaits GAO decision on award to Formatta
alternative LOB strategy
forward on daylight-saving fix
A call for debate
The government’s procurement system has been getting a careful review
in recent months — something akin to a 10-year checkup
we keep the kids?
SARA panel’s mission focus
next management agenda
New Homeland Security leader will focus on people’s concerns
set off culture alarm
at Homeland Security Department
A new Congress
is open to new ideas
perils in penetration testing?
Yes, but calm heads can help you choose
whether to outsource or do it yourself
Is it the next big thing or not?
Input’s federal outsourcing forecast is rosy
because many IT employees will retire soon
modest increase in sales amid soul-searching
new policy on electronic warfare
Policy could be the first of many for dealing with cyberthreats from Chinese
elevate tech policy
OPM cites progress
on security clearances
a year of fiscal dieting
down improper payments
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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.
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