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FEATURE


Play it safe on the interactive Web
Testing new features, sanitizing XML and securing development can help reduce risks from Web 2.0.







THE WEEK


Buzz of the Week: Unfinished business in Congress



FCW Caption Contest winner announced



Policy News


OMB to verify desktop configuration work


Bailout could cost agencies


Fiscal 2009 IT budgets overview

Is E-Gov Act in jeopardy?



Technology News


FBI creates knowledge wiki

FCW FORUM


Editorial: Security, not secrecy

Petrillo: New rules tighten task orders


Paller: FISMA 2008: A better solution


MANAGEMENT

OPM puts weight behind e-health
Agency uses its buying power to push private health plans that serve the government workforce.


POLICY

Get ready to show your EA work
In future assessments, OMB will ask agencies to tie enterprise architecture to performance improvements.


ACQUISITION


Panel: Rethink services pricing
Critics: Nature of professional services makes it difficult to apply GSA’s price reduction clause.



POINTERS: RECOMMENDED READING
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Misinformation and the Web


20 IT mistakes to avoid


 A lesson in password security


 

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    How Einstein changes the way government does business

    The Department of Commerce is revising its confidentiality agreement for statistical data survey respondents to reflect the fact that the Department of Homeland Security could see some of that data if it is captured by the Einstein system.

  • Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. Army photo by Monica King. Jan. 26, 2017.

    Mattis mulls consolidation in IT, cyber

    In a Feb. 17 memo, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told senior leadership to establish teams to look for duplication across the armed services in business operations, including in IT and cybersecurity.

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    DHS vague on rules for election aid, say states

    State election officials had more questions than answers after a Department of Homeland Security presentation on the designation of election systems as critical U.S. infrastructure.

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    How the hiring freeze targets millennials

    The government desperately needs younger talent to replace an aging workforce, and experts say that a freeze on hiring doesn't help.

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    VA moves ahead with homegrown scheduling IT

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will test an internally developed scheduling module at primary care sites nationwide to see if it's ready to service the entire agency.

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    MGT Act poised for a comeback

    After missing in the last Congress, drafters of a bill to encourage cloud adoption are looking for a new plan.

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