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Stephen Weigand

Stephen Weigand is the graphics reporter for Federal Computer Week.
Workforce

The state of telework in the government

The closing of federal agencies last winter proved how telework can help keep work from piling up as high as the record snowfall.

Cybersecurity

The biggest security threat: Employees

In a recent survey, nearly three-quarters of government security experts cited agency employees as the biggest threat to computer systems. Hackers came in third.

IT Modernization

Data Mining

The public is wary about Internet tracking; mobile users feel safe; telecommuting views don't match reality.

IT Modernization

Data Mining

Telecommuters can handle more work; Cloud and mobile computing will overtake PCs by 2020; Feds use unsafe methods to transfer files.

Data mining

Technology can make government more efficient; distrust between public and private sectors on cybersecurity; U.S. tops in malicious Web content.

IT Modernization

Data mining

iPad cuts into apps development; transparency efforts reduce FOIA requests, experts fear a cyberattack is imminent.

Workforce

Data mining:

The United States fell a couple of notches from third to fifth place in the World Economic Forum's information technology rankings.