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Einstein keeps an eye on agency networks
Voluntary network gateway monitoring program gives DHS a big-picture view of federal cybersecurity

Defeating the dumpster divers
The proliferation of storage media, from thumb drives and cell phones to giant disk arrays, makes secure disposal of decommissioned gear a much trickier task

FCW@20: Reporting on storage, then and now


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: GSA assists the assistors

DOD is caught in the Web 2.0
Military officials name operational concerns as their reason for blocking popular sites

Another bailout for DSS?

GSA: We’re focusing on assisted services

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Help acquisition workers
The next administration could save money in the long run by adding procurement executives

Kelman: A public service incentive

  • Keep the conversation going on Steve Kelman's blog, The Lectern.

Leidinger: Recruit creatively

Stephenson: Government in your hand


MANAGEMENT

Government taps the power of us
Officials turn to blogs and wikis to share information and achieve goals


TECHNOLOGY

States move warily on Real ID
Officials still crave funding and firm guidance on nationwide standards for driver’s licenses


PROCUREMENT

GSA to retool e-contracting
Contracting officers say they shun the difficult-to-use eOffer, eMod applications


POLICY

Feds face new HSPD-12 hurdles
Challenges include upgrading building access controls and issuing cards to contractors

House bill sets higher bar for DHS

E-filing trails 80 percent goal


FLIPSIDE

Election season heats up
The big election for the Industry Advisory Council’s Executive Committee is under way


Buzz of the Week

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The Fed 100

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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.

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    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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