The Agriculture and Commerce departments are rushing to review and approve $4.2 billion in stimulus law funding for broadband by Sept. 30, a report says.
Apple's iPad tablet computer is attracting some interested glances from government
White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt should take action to deal with problems posed by global cyberspace policy questions, a report says.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) is pushing to establish a new cybersecurity center of excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
The Commerce Department wants advice on how to improve commercial cybersecurity while sustaining innovation in the information economy.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is defining the architecture needed to effectively manage, store and disseminate data to the public and other agencies in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon-BP oil spill.
Agencies are required under FISMA to provide training for IT security personnel, and the need to husband limited resources puts a high priority on matching appropriate levels of training with personnel. NIST offers some suggestions on meeting the challenge.
Some $795 million will be spent for broadband development in rural and underserved areas in a second round of grants.
Computer modeling tracking wind and water motion predicts where the oil billowing from BP's ruptured well is likely to come ashore.
Presidential memorandum calls for NTIA and FCC to identify 500 MHz of radio spectrum to be licensed for broadband connectivity over the next 10 years, and for development of technologies to make better use of this limited resource.
Anyone with a Web browser and Internet connection can now track data related to the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill in real time.
National Security Agency official Tony Sager says that sharing security information is not enough; information must be better managed to ensure that the right information about threats and vulnerabilities gets into the hands of those who need it.