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FEATURE


Play it safe on the interactive Web
Testing new features, sanitizing XML and securing development can help reduce risks from Web 2.0.







THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week: Unfinished business in Congress



FCW Caption Contest winner announced



Policy News


OMB to verify desktop configuration work


Bailout could cost agencies


Fiscal 2009 IT budgets overview

Is E-Gov Act in jeopardy?



Technology News


FBI creates knowledge wiki

FCW FORUM


Editorial: Security, not secrecy

Petrillo: New rules tighten task orders


Paller: FISMA 2008: A better solution


MANAGEMENT

OPM puts weight behind e-health
Agency uses its buying power to push private health plans that serve the government workforce.


POLICY

Get ready to show your EA work
In future assessments, OMB will ask agencies to tie enterprise architecture to performance improvements.


ACQUISITION


Panel: Rethink services pricing
Critics: Nature of professional services makes it difficult to apply GSA’s price reduction clause.



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Featured

  • SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

    SEC owns up to 2016 breach

    A key database of financial information was breached in 2016, possibly in support of insider trading, said the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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    DOD looks to get aggressive about cloud adoption

    Defense leaders and Congress are looking to encourage more aggressive cloud policies and prod reluctant agencies to embrace experimentation and risk-taking.

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    The next big thing in IT procurement

    Steve Kelman talks to the agencies that have embraced tech demos in their acquisition efforts -- and urges others in government to give it a try.

  • broken lock

    DHS bans Kaspersky from federal systems

    The Department of Homeland Security banned the Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab’s products from federal agencies in a new binding operational directive.

  • man planning layoffs

    USDA looks to cut CIOs as part of reorg

    The Department of Agriculture is looking to cut down on the number of agency CIOs in the name of efficiency and better communication across mission areas.

  • What's next for agency cyber efforts?

    Ninety days after the Trump administration's executive order, FCW sat down with agency cyber leaders to discuss what’s changing.

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