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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.



How to start a mentoring program

A reading list for tech leaders

Life way before DOS

Six degrees of separation revisited



Featured

  • Cybersecurity
    malware detection (Alexander Yakimov/Shutterstock.com)

    Microsoft targets copycat influence websites

    Microsoft went to court to take down websites it believes to be part of a foreign intelligence operation targeting conservative think tanks and the U.S. Senate.

  • Cybersecurity
    secure network

    FAA explores shifting its network to FISMA high

    The Federal Aviation Administration is exploring an upgrade to the information security categorization of IT systems as part of air traffic control modernization.

  • Cybersecurity
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    The disinformation game

    The federal government is poised to bring new tools and strategies to bear in the fight against foreign-backed online disinformation campaigns, but how and when they choose to act could have ramifications on the U.S. political ecosystem.

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