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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

  • 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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