Shows & Panels
- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Connected Government
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- The Real Deal on Digital Government
- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
Shows & Panels
A recent briefing between the House Veterans Affairs Committee, VA IT executives and DHS ended with the lead majority staff member walking out before the meeting ended. The rising tensions between the House Veterans Affairs committee's majority and VA come as a report surfaced showing veterans are at a higher risk of identity theft than the average citizen.
The council is restructuring to match the Obama administration's technology priorities for innovation, governance and cybersecurity. It will now operate with three main committees instead of five.
The departments of Commerce, Homeland Security and Treasury submitted suggestions to the White House on what incentives the government can offer to induce critical infrastructure providers to use the cybersecurity framework to improve their systems and networks. NIST is leading an effort to develop the framework with industry.
Kim Hancher, the chief information officer at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, will hsare her ideas on mobile device management
August 6, 2013
Dr. James Green, NASA's director of planetary sciences, told Federal News Radio that Curiosity is uncovering scientific data that one day may lead to humans living on Mars.
The Court of Federal Claims ruled against CenturyLink in its protest of the Interior's Cloud Foundation contract. This was CenturyLink's third unsuccessful protest of the multiple award contract.
Two London men have each been sentenced to two months in jail following contempt of court convictions for misusing the Internet while serving on a jury. One of them posted a Facebook message while the other used Google to search for extra information about the victims of a fraud case and later shared the information with other jurors. A 2010 UK survey by the Guardian found that about 12 percent of jurors involved in high-profile cases had supplemented courtroom evidence with Web searches.
Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Shining a light on GSA contract awards; Congress continues battle over E-Gov Fund
News and buzz in the acquisition and IT communities that you may have missed this week.
At a recent health IT demonstration, the Veterans Affairs Department showcased nine different technologies that it hopes will change how it delivers health care. The agency is testing medical mobile apps on iPads with 1,000 severely injured veterans.
Lisa Schlosser, the federal government's deputy chief information officer, said the website lists more than 100 shared services and more are on the way.
August 1, 2013
Try as it may to may information easier to obtain and clearer to understand, the government's efforts to be more transparent often fall short.
Howard Schmidt, the former cybersecurity coordinator for the Obama administration, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the growing market in zero-day detection
Listen Thursday, August 15th @ 12pm EST
Program will discuss the following: Stategies for Mobility Use, Key Benefits of Mobility Use, Challenges or major hurdles to still overcome, How to incorporate Security into Mobility, and Vision for The Future
IBM says SEC looking into how it reports sales for its cloud-computing business
The Department of the Navy will begin to virtualize its services and hopes to achieve total server virtualization by 2017, in an effort to cut costs. The service has been active in cutting IT costs in the wake of Defense budget cuts.
The Coast Guard decided to implement Ozone Widget Framework architecture into its existing WatchKeeper systems to improve communication and data transfer between the Coast Guard and its partners.
The FBI hopes a new portal, iGuardian, will enable the FBI to help companies protect themselves against malware by creating a repository of cybersecurity breaches.
Blake Hall, co-founder of ID.me, will discuss how his company's electronic identification process, is helping veterans get the benefits they have earned.
July 30, 2013
In part two of our examination of cloud computing in the federal government, Dave McClure with the General Services Administration, and Edwin Elmore and Mark Lambdin with Cisco Systems in Washington, provide a report card on cloud computing. How are industry and government meeting the challenges of security, acquisitions and 'big data' when it comes to the cloud? And what do government and industry expect from each other when it comes to the business of cloud computing?
The council issued a new Privacy Best Practices for Social Media guide highlighting issues agencies should consider when using these interactive tools.