The case for SOA
Service-oriented architecture might not be easy to develop, but the economics are hard to ignore, according to participants in an FCW roundtable discussion
iSCSI bridges the storage gap Lower-cost Fibre Channel alternative can help small-to-midsize offices consolidate storage
Business transformation is turning heads A Pentagon team is getting rave reviews for making progress with a program long known for inertia
Auditors warn FBI not to repeat mistakes
CIO says funding for all IT modernization needs is lacking
Hale resigns from DHS
DISA needs tech to push data
Editorial: Yes, GSA does matter We believe the GSA is worth saving as it takes steps to address its current problems.
Bibb: GSA: Evolving with the times
Welles: Decompress your stress
NASA’s new mission: Manage institutional knowledge
Space agency will use collaborative technologies to capture and share lessons learned
GAO assesses Katrina oversight
DISA says ‘yes, sir’ to telework
Louisiana invests in immersive technology
State backs high-performance computing facility to attract wide range of industries
Video surveillance gets smart
Data center targets small integrators
Baltimore start-up is counting on smaller firms to need continuity-of-operations space
Embarcadero refines strategy
USGS lifts suspension on A-76 jobs competition
Controversy will not impede agency’s plans to consolidate electronic-mapping functions
IRS.gov scores with citizens
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NIST is looking to increase trust in the technical underpinnings of encryption, by strengthening cryptographic random bit generators.
Steve Kelman applauds ASI Government for sharing valuable knowledge -- and notes that there are still plenty of other questions to answer.
In an op-ed for Business Insider, the GOP presidential candidate called for "the federal government must put its own house in order, prioritizing to reflect the urgency and importance of protecting key databases and communications."
"Convenience and accessibility has been prioritized over critical security practices," at OPM, according to a Dec. 23 alert distributed to cleared contractors by the Defense Security Service on behalf of DHS and the FBI.
The federal IT community truly is just that. Steve Kelman, Bill Arzt and Chris Dorobek remind us how much that can matter.
The former Federal Trade Commission chief technologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist will be advising federal CTO Megan Smith.
The $1.1 trillion spending bill includes a FITARA carve-out for the National Labs, some key appropriations for IT improvements and cybersecurity, and lumps of coal for a few problematic programs.
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