Data leakage This article on security policies is the first in a three-part series on information security
Put some bite behind the bark The most successful security policies are those that agencies can enforce
RHIOs for beginners After many false starts, the health care community is now learning what it will take to build successful regional health information organizations
Setting up for wireless FCW’s Quick Start looks at how to plug your portable computers into a WLAN
OMB lifts the veil on IT worries
Agency reveals two lists of projects that it says warrant expanded public oversight
Garcia welcomed as cyber czar
GAO seeks to protect identities and security info
Editorial: Garbage in, garbage out There are some questions about how the government would create a searchable online database of contract information
Amtower: Accolades are overdue
Kelman: The face-to-face experience
Rimmer: What a flat world means for government
Sprehe: Why people matter
A lawyer who likes
As New York’s top cyber official, Will Pelgrin also leads a successful multistate ISAC
Another harsh audit for DOD
Federal enterprise architects: Selling EA requires stealth
Vendors offer interoperability on a national scale
Emergency responders say they need to solve regional interoperability problems first
Adobe adds conferencing to Acrobat software
SBA switches to a vertical search engine
NYC to cover city with 2.5 GHz wireless
Businesses capitalize on IPv6 mandate
Vendors develop services to help agencies meet 2008 deadline for compliance
Supercomputing partnerships win high marks
There is strength in numbers
Financial line of business still too murky
Experts: OMB guidance leaves too many gray areas
Denett targets data accuracy in building funding database
Industry lobbies for competitiveness bills
A graphic look at 9/11
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In a new survey, federal leaders say they're making digital progress, but most also say they're merely updating old systems, not reinventing processes for the Digital Age.
The U.S. Customs and Immigration Services created new deputy CIO slot to help balance everyday IT operations and burgeoning DevOps, agile and cloud activities.
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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