Workforce

DOD cyber defense plan draws fire

Critics say the plan revives many familiar, unfulfilled goals.

Cybersecurity

What LulzSec teaches us about hacktivism

The 50-day hackathon of government and corporate websites highlights new techniques and what's at stake.

IT Modernization

How cloud computing messes with your team

Agency IT departments need to reorient themselves as expert service consultants in the age of cloud computing, a report says.

IT Modernization

Navy faces headwinds in critical IT plans

IT, now as important as any other weapons system, cannot afford to be shortchanged by budget and force cuts, Navy officials say.

IT Modernization

Are consolidation's savings a mirage?

Migrating software to a new data center could take a big bite out of consolidation's anticipated payback.

Workforce

Budget battles: Transparency sites take a major hit

Cuts to the E-Government Fund jeopardize President Barack Obama's transparency initiatives.

How microservers could change the data center

Find out why some experts think microservers are going to give the boot to virtualization in many large datacenters.

Cybersecurity

Bin Laden's tech habit could trip up his terrorist group

Despite his efforts to go off the grid, Osama bin Laden's dependence on technology might lead to the biggest blow to his terrorist group.

IT Modernization

Ditch the data center groupthink and consider a new efficiency option

The picky power eaters in a tiny package aim to be the mighty mites of the data center.

Digital Government

Apple iPhone becomes lightning rod for public's privacy fears

The discovery of a location-tracking feature that can't be turned off sparked consumer fears and a clumsy response from Apple.

Federal transparency clouded in uncertainty

The proposed budget cuts that would shutter Data.gov sparked a debate about what would be lost.

IT Modernization

Cloud computing: mainframe redux

Large IT vendors are using interest in cloud computing to angle for a much bigger share of your IT spending.

Looking for help from veterans (again)

FCW wants to know what you think of the VA's new Blue Button personal health record Web application.

IT Modernization

AT&T's buyout of T-Mobile: Good or bad for federal IT?

AT&T's plan to buy T-Mobile might be a boon to agencies' mobile aspirations.

Kundra's cell phone plan panned

Vivek Kundra’s idea to give feds a $2,000 smart phone subsidy prompted a sober-minded pushback from readers.

Can we avoid telework train wrecks?

The number of federal employees who telework is going to grow this year, but it’s not going to be a successful situation for all of them.

Cybersecurity

Tokenization: A privacy solution worth watching

The privacy-protecting technology is making inroads in the private sector but has yet to break into the government market.

Cybersecurity

RSA wrap-up: A view from the cyber trenches

RSA's annual security conference highlighted an escalation of online hostilities, but it’s still not cyber war, federal officials said.

Which cloud services are you eyeing?

E-mail has been a popular choice among early public cloud adopters, so what's next?

IT Modernization

Cloud isn't playing out like we thought

Everyone expects cloud computing to transform government technology practices, but the question is how.

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