This week in FCW history

Five years ago: FCW, June 29, 1998

CIA reveals cyberterrorists targeting U.S.
CIA Director George Tenet says terrorist groups are watching how the United States responds to hacker attacks on government systems as a way to plan cyberattacks.

Four years ago: FCW, June 28, 1999

Navy kicks off radical intranet buy
The Navy plans to use a radical strategy to build its much anticipated Naval Intranet — formerly called the Navy Worldwide Intranet — which will provide 450,000 users worldwide with items ranging from PCs to communications pipes and could cost as much as $2.2 billion.

Three years ago: FCW, June 26, 2000

NASA pact attracts dot-coms
The follow-on to SEWP is already attracting a new breed of potential competitors: dot-com start-ups that hope to take electronic procurement to the next level.

Two years ago: FCW, July 2, 2001

Forman: Too much spent on IT
At $44 billion a year, the federal government may be spending too much on information technology, Mark Forman said on his third day as associate director for IT and e-government at OMB.

One year ago: FCW, July 1, 2002

Coast Guard taps duo for Deepwater
The Coast Guard awarded its much-anticipated Integrated Deepwater System contract to a joint venture established by Lockheed Martin Corp. and Northrop Grumman Corp. The landmark deal is the largest procurement in the Transportation Department's history.

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  • Defense
    Ryan D. McCarthy being sworn in as Army Secretary Oct. 10, 2019. (Photo credit: Sgt. Dana Clarke/U.S. Army)

    Army wants to spend nearly $1B on cloud, data by 2025

    Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said lack of funding or a potential delay in the JEDI cloud bid "strikes to the heart of our concern."

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

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