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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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  • The downside of the Internet

  • Virtualization: The big picture


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Featured

  • Congress
    Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) at the Hack the Capitol conference Sept. 20, 2018

    Jim Langevin's view from the Hill

    As chairman of of the Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committe and a member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rhode Island Democrat Jim Langevin is one of the most influential voices on cybersecurity in Congress.

  • Comment
    Pilot Class. The author and Barbie Flowers are first row third and second from right, respectively.

    How VA is disrupting tech delivery

    A former Digital Service specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs explains efforts to transition government from a legacy "project" approach to a more user-centered "product" method.

  • Cloud
    cloud migration

    DHS cloud push comes with complications

    A pressing data center closure schedule and an ensuing scramble to move applications means that some Homeland Security components might need more than one hop to get to the cloud.

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