Who & Where


Hillary Lewis

Hillary Lewis

Information Security Branch Chief and Senior Privacy Official, Office of Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services

Rising Star 2013

Walter Maikish

Federal Regional Sales Manager, Cisco

Rising Star 2013

Eric L. Goldstein

Senior Counselor to the Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, Department of Homeland Security

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CTOs can't agree on what CTOs do

What does a federal chief technology officer do? It depends.

man planning layoffs

Bills at the ready to achieve Trump's workforce goals

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to institute a federal hiring freeze and reduce the workforce through attrition. Here's how it might happen.

LinkedIn profile image: DJ Patil.

Why open data needs a mission

DJ Patil, the Obama administration's top data scientist, believes open data has the power to help reveal and remediate social problems, but the data doesn't mean much without a mission behind it.

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.)

Senator: Industry needs to educate Congress on cyber

Sen. Mark Warner, one of the most tech-savvy members of Congress, said industry should help him and his colleagues better understand technology so they can design smarter cyber policy.

FTC chair Terrell McSweeny

Why regulators need to grok new tech

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny said regulators need to understand technology before they seek to regulate it.

Federal CIO Tony Scott  (Photo: Robert Severi for FCW)

Legacy fund already having impact

U.S. CIO Tony Scott said a proposed IT modernization fund, still before Congress, is changing the way agencies think about upgrading legacy technology.

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus

Mabus: Navy overly reliant on networked systems

The Secretary of the Navy says that the service is too dependent on networks and is taking steps to relearn analog communications methods.

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah.)

Sen. Hatch dives into the FAR

A key Senate committee wants to hear from vendors about how well agencies are following IT procurement rules.

Beth Killoran, HHS CIO

HHS hones in on IT priorities

In the waning days of the administration, HHS continues to focus on four key goals.

The Fed 100

Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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