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FEATURE


360 SPECIAL REPORT: THE 2008 RISING STAR AWARDS


Rising Stars: The class of 2008

2008 Rising Star award program judges




THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week:  A cyberwar paradox





Acquisition News


Contractors play big Iraq role



GSA continues Mobile Armor probe



Management News


Air Force reconsiders cyber unit

OPM will let agencies refine areas for job cuts


Technology News

Tracking a cyberattack


From the pages of Government Health IT


Foundation donates open source information exchange code

From the pages of Washington Technology

Unisys to continue supporting Coast Guard finance center



FCW FORUM


Editorial: Youthful thinking

Kelman: Hiring outside of the box




MANAGEMENT
Agencies struggle with pay for performance
Many believe in rewarding results, but the details on how it can work prove devilish.


 



ACQUISITION



State turns buyers into strategists
Georgia officials transform a disheveled procurement system into tactical buying machine.





POLICY

Old-school recordkeeping meets the Digital Age
Authorities offer different prescriptions for managing electronic files.



TECHNOLOGY




A starring role for open source?
High-profile applications — not just unseen infrastructure — might be the next frontier.




chartPOINTERS: Carey's recommnded reads

This week, we are culling some reading suggestions from Robert Carey, chief information officer at the Navy Department.



Verizon 2008 Data Breach Investigations Report


"Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital"


“The Pentagon’s New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First Century”


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
    Shutterstock photo id 669226093 By Gorodenkoff

    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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