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In search of safe harbor
The complexities of port facilities make maritime domain awareness one of the biggest challenges in homeland security



Commerce versus security
The debate about screening shipping containers is one problem that current technology is not going to solve



THE WEEK

Buzz of the Week: An inconvenient fiscal truth




Policy News


Next up for IPv6: Innovations



Acquisition News
Council to address clearance delays

IG criticizes VA use of ‘Magic Quadrant

Skinner: TSA cut corners on sole-source awards

Putting documents online gains steam in Congress


From the pages of GCN

Spam expected to jump in July

NIST revises IT security guides


FCW FORUM

Editorial: Right man, bad timing?



Suda: IT paves the way to safer roads
Kelman: The quest for objective research




MANAGEMENT



Ariz. assembles project experts
State officials say they are reaping the benefits of a training and certification program


GAO: DHS should merge net offices




ACQUISITION


Work (statements) of art
A team of experts helps Coast Guard program managers write performance-based requirements



POLICY

OMB: Keep your briefs brief
Agencies told to create summary versions of documents as part of a push for transparency




POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING

FCW points you in the direction of interesting blogs, Web sites and products dealing with all things information technology.




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  • What good is a blogger?

  • The downside of the Internet

  • Virtualization: The big picture


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Featured

  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

  • Cloud
    Shutterstock ID ID: 222190471 By wk1003mike

    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

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