State and Local

Federal 100 winner: George Bressler

Bressler successfully mobilized representatives of 150 organizations — including state, local, federal and tribal government agencies — as lead coordinator for an anti-terrorism training exercise.

Federal 100 winner: David Hollis

Hollis oversaw a pioneering acquisition process that made encryption tools for mobile devices available easily, quickly and at volume discounts for federal, state and local agencies.

Federal 100 winner: Luke McCormack

As chief information officer, McCormack directed a comprehensive IT modernization strategy for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and partnered with other Homeland Security Department components and state and local law enforcement to develop the Law Enforcement Information-Sharing Program ahead of schedule.

Federal 100 winner: Col. Debra Rose

Rose oversaw the creation of a secure wireless network that the South Carolina National Guard can use during emergencies.

Agencies establish stimulus-focused sites

While the Obama administration and Congress have started tackling economic issues, agency Web teams have been setting up sites that help carry out the goals of the stimulus work.

Local police want better sharing of intelligence

Law enforcement officials and civil liberties advocates today asked for improved sharing of terrorism-related information.

Lawmakers want more interoperability in emergency comms

House subcommittee leaders say more is needed to make emergency communications devices interoperable; they and other officials say FEMA should stay in DHS.

GAO: Fake IDs yield passports

GAO investigators had no problems getting genuine United States passports by using false documents.

FCW Analysis: Kundra's job is now in question

The arrest of a former employees raises questions about Kundra's ability to take the federal CIO role.

Also in the news: Kundra takes leave of absence

Vivek Kundra takes leave of absence after the arrest of a former employee by the FBI.

Issa wants subcontract data on

GOP Rep. Darrell Issa considers the lack of subcontractor data to be a weak spot in

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