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Agencies still struggling to encrypt mobile devices

Despite a 2006 mandate to secure mobile devices and implement two-factor authentication, only just over half of federal agencies have managed to do so. OMB submits its annual FISMA report to Congress detailing the steps the government has taken to improve cybersecurity, including spending $12 billion on cybersecurity last year.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 07:27am EDT
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GWAC Summit: Meeting of the Minds

GWACs explained by GSA's Michael O'Neill, NIH's Mary B. Armstead, and NASA's Joanne Woytek

Friday - 03/18/2011, 11:00am EDT
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NASA cloud pioneer leaves agency

Chris Kemp, NASA’s chief technology officer for IT, is leaving the agency. Kemp announced his resignation on his agency blog saying, “As budgets kept getting cut and continuing resolutions from Congress continued to make funding unavailable, I saw my vision for the future slowly slip further from my grasp.” Kemp was one of the pioneers [...]

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 03:02pm EDT

NASA CTO Chris Kemp steps down

Chris Kemp made the announcement about his resignation on his blog.

Tuesday - 03/15/2011, 04:55pm EDT

Many agencies are not under a hiring freeze

Federal News Radio surveyed 10 agencies to find out how they are preparing for a shutdown, and how operating under a continuing resolution is affecting their operations.

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 07:46pm EST

NASA hacker enters plea

A Texas man who admitted hacking into the computer systems of a Minnesota company and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wire fraud.

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 09:30am EST

This week in the cloud

It was a big week for cloud computing on Federal News Radio – from NASA’s Nebula cloud to more information on OMB’s Cloud Computing Strategy. Plus, we learned what budget cuts might mean for the cloud… NASA demos open source cloud computing Hear how NASA is pairing its Nebula platform with open source cloud initiatives [...]

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 11:45am EST

Four generations: one workplace, many challenges

The typical workplace is made up of four generations with different learning and communication styles, different work-life balance needs, and different preferences in how their contributions are recognized. Dr. Bonni Yordi tells us about a new study on what can lead to a more effective organization.

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 09:41am EST
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NASA demos open source cloud computing

The agency's Nebula platform is just one possibility in the process of incorporating public cloud initiatives across the board.

Friday - 02/18/2011, 05:07pm EST
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NASA helps partners to meet a "Sputnik moment"

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver has been on the road to meet with leaders of commercial space companies. She joins us with details of what she found.

Monday - 02/14/2011, 09:31am EST
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NASA to change EVM requirements

The proposed rule change would make life a little easier for some contractors.

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 08:11pm EST

NASA searching for locations of lost 'space trees'

NASA is trying to find space voyagers that are lost here on earth.

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 02:19pm EST

Background checks move to the forefront

The Supreme Court has refused to stop federal investigations into the private lives of people who want to work at government installations _ even those who don't have security clearances and don't work on secret projects. Debra Roth explains what's going on here.

Thursday - 01/27/2011, 09:41am EST
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NASA to update IT security rules

NASA is working on making cybersecurity a top priority.

Monday - 01/24/2011, 03:43pm EST

Agency Tip 4: Make new hires feel welcome

Part of "The Need for the Next Generation" special report, NASA's Toni Dawsey explains how the space agency revamped its onboarding program for new hires.

Monday - 01/24/2011, 02:01am EST

NASA continues to reach new heights in collaboration

NASA continues to push the envelope concerning its day-to-day use of video conferencing.

Tuesday - 01/11/2011, 05:45pm EST

WikiLeaks reveal marketing as part of diplomacy

The New York Times reports on U.S. diplomats' efforts to market U.S. items, such as jets, to foreign countries, revealed by the WikiLeaks cables.

Monday - 01/03/2011, 03:38pm EST

Cloud computing tips from NASA’s Chris Kemp

NASA‚"ôs Nebula Cloud Computing Platform has gotten a lot of attention from agencies looking to move into the cloud. Chris Kemp, the Chief Technology Officer for IT at NASA, spoke with Federal News Radio about his agency‚"ôs use of the cloud and how that has morphed over the years. Initially, the Nebula cloud was developed [...]

Sunday - 01/02/2011, 08:07pm EST

NASA awards $2.5B IT contract to Hewlett-Packard

NASA's Mike Sweigart gives details of the contract that replaces Lockheed Martin.

Thursday - 12/30/2010, 09:51am EST
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DoD, GSA tighten standards on contractor IDs

New regulations published Thursday aim to make sure agencies reclaim vendor employees' HSPD-12 cards when they're no longer needed to perform contract work.

Thursday - 12/30/2010, 09:24am EST
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