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Einstein keeps an eye on agency networks
Voluntary network gateway monitoring program gives DHS a big-picture view of federal cybersecurity

Defeating the dumpster divers
The proliferation of storage media, from thumb drives and cell phones to giant disk arrays, makes secure disposal of decommissioned gear a much trickier task

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NEWS

Buzz of the Week: GSA assists the assistors

DOD is caught in the Web 2.0
Military officials name operational concerns as their reason for blocking popular sites

Another bailout for DSS?

GSA: We’re focusing on assisted services

Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: Help acquisition workers
The next administration could save money in the long run by adding procurement executives

Kelman: A public service incentive

  • Keep the conversation going on Steve Kelman's blog, The Lectern.

Leidinger: Recruit creatively

Stephenson: Government in your hand


MANAGEMENT

Government taps the power of us
Officials turn to blogs and wikis to share information and achieve goals


TECHNOLOGY

States move warily on Real ID
Officials still crave funding and firm guidance on nationwide standards for driver’s licenses


PROCUREMENT

GSA to retool e-contracting
Contracting officers say they shun the difficult-to-use eOffer, eMod applications


POLICY

Feds face new HSPD-12 hurdles
Challenges include upgrading building access controls and issuing cards to contractors

House bill sets higher bar for DHS

E-filing trails 80 percent goal


FLIPSIDE

Election season heats up
The big election for the Industry Advisory Council’s Executive Committee is under way


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