Also in the news: OMB not reinventing GovNet
The Bush administration has no intention of reviving the idea of creating a single government intranet, Federal News Radio reports.
In 2001, White House cybersecurity advisor Richard Clarke suggested such a concept, which he dubbed GovNet, in response to mounting security threats.
But Karen Evans, the Office of Management and Budget's administrator for e-government and information technology, says the plan for the Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) will be a "mesh network," not the separate network that Clarke envisioned, according to Federal News Radio.
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