Council advises architecture security
The CIO Council reminds agencies to secure their enterprise architecture software tools and the sensitive information those tools collect.

DOD medical records stolen
The Defense Department launches an investigation after computer systems containing 560,000 medical records were stolen from a Phoenix-based medical defense contractor.

NMCI moves forward
The Navy received the go-ahead from the Defense Department's chief information officer to roll out up to 160,000 seats of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet after EDS met many of its service-level agreements.

USC wins Spawar pact
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command last week awarded a $1.7 million contract to the University of Southern California to develop technology that will help further the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Total Information Awareness project.

IG: DOD contracting falls short
The Defense Department is not complying with the General Services Administration's regulations regarding competition when awarding orders to small businesses, the department's inspector general said.

Input predicts outsourcing growth
Input's research report indicates that federal IT outsourcing will more than double during the next five years, ballooning from $6.6 billion in fiscal 2002 to $15 billion in fiscal 2007.


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    OMB provides key guidance for TMF proposals amid surge in submissions

    Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat details what makes for a winning Technology Modernization Fund proposal as agencies continue to submit major IT projects for potential funding.

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    Worries from a Democrat about the Biden administration and federal procurement

    Steve Kelman is concerned that the push for more spending with small disadvantaged businesses will detract from the goal of getting the best deal for agencies and taxpayers.

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