DOD updates e-learning standard

The new edition of the standard allows organizations to easily exchange online learning, training and educational content, DOD says.

U.S., Switzerland sign technology ageement

Under the agreement, the two countries will conduct joint programs, studies and investigations, the State Department said.

States take growing role in cyber crimefighting

While federal law enforcement agencies investigate many cyber crimes, state and local authorities are gaining increasing abilities to take part.

H1-B applications could fall this year

Some observers said they believe the recession this year could reduce the number of applications for H-1B visas.

Bill would change Coast Guard acquisition

The Coast Guard would change some acquisition processes under new legislation.

Akaka offers federal training bill

Agencies’ performance depends on supervisors' leadership and management skills, senator said.

Federal 100 winner: Paul A. Ricketts

Ricketts, a senior-level IT security officer, is credited with eliminating material weaknesses in the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s compliance with the requirements of the Federal Information Security Management Act.

Federal 100 winner: Jaren Doherty

Doherty, associate deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity at the Veterans Affairs Department, has led an extensive, multifaceted computer security campaign that accomplished a tremendous amount in a matter of months.

Federal 100 winner: Stu Shea

Shea, head of Science Applications International Corp.'s Intelligence, Security and Technology Group, founded the U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and the GEOINT Symposium to bring people who work in geospatial intelligence together and promote the GEOINT trade.

Federal 100 winner: Sue Dowling

Despite Dowling’s wide range of responsibilities for Data Networks’ federal and state government customers, she still finds time to support key industry activities.

Federal 100 winner: Robert Childs

Childs, senior director of the Information Resources Management College at the National Defense University, has led several innovative IT teaching programs.

Federal 100 winner: Karen Pica

Pica led the creation of a continuous learning management module to allow agencies to track employees' certifications.

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