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FEATURE


chartWhose watching your online image?
Social-networking expert Andy Beal advises agencies on how to manage their reputations in a Web 2.0 world.









THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week: Conflicts of interest: The reality show



Policy News


Twitter takes flight in Congress

 IT oversight bill gains support

Bill would create statutory IG for GAO





Acquisition News


Agencies raise grades in OMB score card


DHS IG: Subcontracting concerns unfounded


TSA encounters latest case of unencrypted data




From the pages of GCN


Vulnerabilities up in 2008

DISA certifies Red Hat OS for IPv6



FCW FORUM


Editorial: Join the FCW book club

Welles: The dark age of distraction





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Clock is running for DHS CIO
Mangogna has clear goals for his brief tenure.


 


 


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ACQUISITION



Conflicts of interest at impasse
Industry and government take different stands on who is responsible for pointing out conflicts of interest.





POLICY

What next for fusion centers?
The infrastructure for a locally run, nationwide intelligence-sharing network is ready. Now what?






chartTECHNOLOGY



Feds set sights on small screen
Experts say diving into Web video isn’t as expensive or difficult as might be expected.






POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING

FCW points you in the direction of interesting blogs and Web sites that deal with all things information technology.



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A reading list for tech leaders

Life way before DOS

Six degrees of separation revisited



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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