Events for the week ahead

Keith Alexander talks cyber gridlock, a panel discusses strategic sourcing and a former senator speaks on electronic health information sharing.

The long-awaited 'retirement tsunami' has begun

A growing wave of retiring feds is leaving a knowledge gap, and experts fear the next tier of employees may not be ready to step up.

Cyber era brings new kinds of supply-chain threats

The military is facing the risk of digital sabotage in counterfeit electronics components infiltrating defense systems.

NASA learns the dark side of a sunny outlook

When exploring the solar system, NASA's 'we can do it' attitude is critical for success. On more down-to-earth projects, however, it can create problems.

The Top 50-woman-owned companies

The top 50 government contractors owned by women did billions of dollars of business with the government in 2011.

US Capitol

Is cybersecurity legislation still alive?

Although Congress couldn't agree on cybersecurity legislation earlier this year, at least one member insists it's still possible.

Government said to be making larger strides in cybersecurity

Cybersecurity efforts are starting to pay off and agencies are working together better, says NSC's cybersecurity coordinator.

The top 50 Schedule 70 contractors

The General Service Administration's Schedule 70 contracts offer agencies an easy route to acquire IT-related products and services, and many vendors and contractors do a brisk business using it. Here are the top 50.

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