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FEATURES

Love/hate relationship with NMCI

The Navy and Marine Corps have learned many lessons from the massive ' and controversial ' outsourcing project


Virtual serviers, real threats

Agencies face new security management challenges when they adopt server virtualization



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20 years of marvels and missteps

Come along for Federal Computer Week's guided information technology tour


Roads to recovery

Military health IT planners consider ways to meet recommendations from the president's commission on improving care for wounded warriors


NEWS

Buzz of the Week: Warfare 2.0


Is this the road to GSA's recovery?

Agency officials announce plans to fix sagging assisted acquisition services


AF cyber command takes shape


Young feds bring intell change



Circuit


COMMENT

Editorial: A time for listening

NASA's response to employees' concerns about Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 is proof that, in some ways, the federal government is stuck in a bygone era.



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Wagner: Year-end spending


Welles: Go ahead, show off



MANAGEMENT

Crisis leaders are a special breed

Harvard researchers develop yardstick to predict decision-making abilities



ATF agents get Web portal access


Security is telework's weakest link



  • Find out more with the Telework Exchange's federal CISO study on mobility, telework and data security.


TECHNOLOGY

Let software perform guard duty

Think of network access control as the sentry that keeps unsafe computers off your network



  • Click here to read the Internet Engineering Task Force's proposed NAC standard.




PROCUREMENT

DOD takes steps to cut contract costs

House urges military to reduce spending on services through better oversight


Unions press their case against A-76


GSA beats goal of awarding contracts in 30 days or less



POLICY

Appropriations bills in limbo

Administration threatens to veto several bills

because they would exceed spending limits


Grant law renewal uncertain


NIST prepares due diligence standards for cybersecurity


FLIPSIDE

Secrecy by the numbers



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