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Inside the protection business
EMC’s Shannon Kellogg paints a sobering picture of growing online threats and overburdened security officials.





         



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Unlocking the national cybersecurity initiative
The Bush administration slowly reveals its cybersecurity initiative — and its impact on federal IT.






 


THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week: Security on the mind



FCW Caption Contest winner announced



Policy News


FISMA 2.0 bill will strengthen cybersecurity, experts say

Cybersecurity initiative seen as good first step


Acquisition News


Acquisition needs more than contracting officers, officials say

Army touts speedy tech development at conference


Management News

DHS plans new TWIC rule



FCW FORUM


Editorial: What to do with the CMO

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Breul: CMO idea could stick around




 



     





MANAGEMENT

Management in transition
OMB, GAO wanted to ensure the new administration is on top of management issues.



POLICY

DOD tests contractors’ ID cards

The pilot program’s future could hinge on the question of who conducts background checks.

 




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Field surveys landscape as chief
Lesley field approaches her job of OFPP administrator like a skier on a sea of ice.





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


20 ideas worth stealing


How to find poor performers


California train crash: The online database


A grave turn for Web 2.0




Featured

  • Contracting
    8 prototypes of the border walls as tweeted by CBP San Diego

    DHS contractors face protests – on the streets

    Tech companies are facing protests internally from workers and externally from activists about doing for government amid controversial policies like "zero tolerance" for illegal immigration.

  • Workforce
    By Mark Van Scyoc Royalty-free stock photo ID: 285175268

    At OPM, Weichert pushes direct hire, pay agent changes

    Margaret Weichert, now acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, is clearing agencies to make direct hires in IT, cyber and other tech fields and is changing pay for specialized occupations.

  • Cloud
    Shutterstock ID ID: 222190471 By wk1003mike

    IBM protests JEDI cloud deal

    As the deadline to submit bids on the Pentagon's $10 billion, 10-year warfighter cloud deal draws near, IBM announced a legal protest.

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