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FEATURES

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

FCW@20: Reporting on storage, then and now


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


Buzz of the Week

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Featured

  • Cybersecurity

    DHS floats 'collective defense' model for cybersecurity

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.

  • Defense
    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

  • Census
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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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