The new door openers
Defense Department officials used HSPD-12 smart cards in10 trial runs to test their
feasibility for providing improved building access security
It's hand-holding time
Employees facing background checks will need reassurance and training to help them adjust to the new smart cards
Federal Computer Week checked in with 25 agencies to see how they are implementing
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12
EVM: A dash of cold water
Social Security Administration officials found that earned value management data is valuable only if it’s widely shared — so they publish EVM data on the agency’s intranet
Buzz of the Week: Quixotic battles
Windows configs late, but coming
Delays could mean agencies won’t have secure baseline installed until early 2008
GSA: We’ll change to black
DHS' latest red flag: Job holes
Editorial: Is FCW 'Doan obsessed?'
The General Services Administration is important, and that is reflected in news coverage
Kelman: Creating value and trust
New curriculum empowers leaders
IRM College prepares leaders for roles in transforming their organizations
A new take on crowd control
Can virtual directories help managers impose order on unruly directories?
FEC gives bounce to fundraising data
8(a) small businesses take a tumble
GSA enforces STARS contract by dropping 197 companies that failed to meet sales target
OPM restarts its financial migration
Fervor over formats cools for now
Massachusetts says yes to at least two nonproprietary document formats
COIs: Too much of a good thing?
E-discovery, e-gov’s latest flavor
Government’s black hole
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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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