The '24' effect Fans say the show is most realistic when it portrays technology’s inconsistent performance
Disciplinary review Top-notch investment review boards enforce IT spending discipline, but they’re hard to find
Extra protection Is application-specific backup software worth the added cost?
4 ingredients of safe storage every manager should know about This analysis discusses four storage technologies that have recently gained traction in the market: Massive Array of Idle Disks, Switched Bunch of Disks, Perpendicular disks and USB thumb drives
Report warns RFID is not best for tracking people
Supporters and critics disagree about whether the technology can protect privacy
Few appeased by DOD’s clearance Band-Aid
ATF, unions agree on telework plan
Editorial: Beyond the Band-Aid There must be a wholesale look at the way the industry security clearance process works
Welles: Successful succession planning
McCall: New look at an old technology
Forest Service ended year with A-76 savings
Review warns against offsetting the savings with spending increases outside the IT group
Lt. Gen. Peterson led by listening to lieutenants
Pension system to benefit from makeover
Extensions eliminate cell blind spots
Lawrence Berkeley lab uses indoor mobile technology to boost spotty coverage
IBM prepares ground for mainframe resurgence
The new face of biometric access control
Bankrupt SGI seeks better management
Analysts attribute company’s woes to leadership failures
Fairfax signs new GTSI contract
Palm seeks to break ‘Crackberry’ addiction
IT whacked in Defense Authorization bill
A frustrated House committee cuts funding for programs it says are poorly managed
Agencies want eco-friendly tech
Feds struggle to measure IT value
Feds ought to be in pictures
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A two-year campaign that prompted the Department of Homeland Security to issue its first-ever emergency directive to agencies to shore up cyber defenses appears in part to have been an attempt to spy on U.S. government internet traffic.
A rule change allows furloughed feds and those working without pay to take out loans against their retirement during shutdowns.
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