Consumer organizations want tougher open-access requirements for the $7 billion worth of broadband networks funded by the stimulus law.
Matthew Barrett leads the NIST team that operates SCAP, the National Vulnerability Database, the National Checklist Program and the SCAP Laboratory Accreditation program.
Hackathorn built NOAA's presence in virtual worlds by creating its Meteora Island in Second Life, which allows NOAA to globally broadcast its work.
A group of experts urged action to stop the effects cyber attacks could have on research and the economy.
The Web-based game encourages young students to learn about ocean life.
Individual technology systems and their ability to integrate need to be tested before the 2010 census, government auditors say.
The team will identify possible risks to federal agencies that use the emerging technology and determine how to make it secure, a NIST official said.
Using handheld devices in the 2010 census will be limited, but devices are likely to be used heavily for the 2020 population count, former Census Bureau director also says.
Government agencies are launching special versions of their Web sites designed to load quickly on the small screens of mobile phones and other handheld devices.
House Committee chairmen calls for immediate work to solve data system problems with the upcoming 2010 census
Major IT programs survived and thrived in the final version of the stimulus bill set to go before the House and Senate later today.
Sens. Nelson and Collins are promoting an amendment that would cut $83 billion from the stimulus package, including reductions in major IT items.