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White House hands out awards for green efforts

Subhead: Administration honors sustainability efforts by seven agencies with the 2010 GreenGov Presidential awards.

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 07:03pm EDT

OPM survey shaping future cyber workforce

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month officially kicks off today. In coming weeks, federal officials are expected to launch a number of public programs to raise awareness of the importance of securing the nation's computer networks for both government and private industry. But some officials also are using it as an opportunity to ask, "Where will the cybersecurity workers of tomorrow come from?"

Friday - 10/01/2010, 07:37am EDT
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NIST proves time flies

Scientists have known for decades that time passes faster at higher elevations—a curious aspect of Einstein's theories of relativity that previously has been measured by comparing clocks on the Earth's surface and a high-flying rocket. Now, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have measured this effect. NIST's Till Rosenband has details.

Thursday - 09/30/2010, 09:40am EDT
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Szykman expands point of view as Commerce's new CIO

This week, host Jason Miller talks with Simon Szykman, the new CIO at the Department of Commerce.
September 16, 2010

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 06:30pm EDT
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New NIST guide outlines cybersecurity measures

Learn more about what the 500-page guide details

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 06:16pm EDT
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NIST releases new smartgrid cybersecurity guide

Learn more in today's Cybersecurity Update

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 05:53pm EDT

NIST to retrain NASA feds as cyber pros

Anti-US hacker takes credit for 'Here you have' worm

Monday - 09/13/2010, 08:30am EDT

Identity Aware Loss Prevention: How to Manage and Protect Sensitive Information

September 22nd at 11 AM

Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is receiving significant attention within the information security community as individuals and organizations realize the importance of managing and protecting sensitive information. The impact of a data breach can be significant, resulting in lost productivity, failed audits, and negative press exposure.

This session will review the benefits of identity-aware Data Loss Prevention and how these integrated solutions can help reduce IT risk, automate key security processes and enhance overall compliance posture.

Tuesday - 09/07/2010, 04:02pm EDT
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NIST finalizes Smart Grid cyber guidelines

CBP lax in controlling cybersecurity

Friday - 09/03/2010, 08:30am EDT

GSA finalizing requirements for FedRAMP

Agencies and vendors soon will be able to submit cloud-based products and services to be certified and accredited once and be available for use by all of government. Version 2 of the FedRAMP security controls should be ready in the next few weeks. Cloud working group still must address several questions about the approval process.

Wednesday - 08/25/2010, 07:26am EDT
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Internet task force: innovative policy a priority

Learn more about the Internet Policy Task Force

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 09:30am EDT
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CDT's Schwartz explains his NIST jump

Ari Schwartz is leaving the Center for Democracy and Technology after 13 years to join the National Institute of Standards and Technology as a senior Internet policy advisor. He explains the decision to become a fed.

Thursday - 08/12/2010, 10:34am EDT
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Agencies make the iPad telework connection

It's a saying many of us have grown to hate, but Apple's iPad really is being tested to see if it's "good enough for government work."

Monday - 08/09/2010, 11:39am EDT

Labor grants will help states secure unemployment insurance info

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.

Friday - 08/06/2010, 05:10pm EDT

CDT's Schwartz takes job at NIST

Long-time privacy and cybersecurity expert to join the government to work on similar issues. EPA's Lisa Schlosser also takes on a new role at her agency.

Friday - 08/06/2010, 03:35pm EDT

Is Trust the next "Killer App"?

August 12th, 2010 at 11 AM

How does one assure trust in Cyberspace? As citizens, government, and business enterprise increase the amount of information that is shared online, fundamental questions arise around security requirements, data and identity management, and infrastructure. Trusted online environments can reduce costs, expand services, and are critical to protecting how, and to whom, information is shared. Securing identities in transactions is an essential component to building trusted online systems and a critical priority for both business and government. As online information sharing and collaborative services evolve between people and technologies, will trust emerge as the next "Killer App"?

Monday - 08/02/2010, 03:06pm EDT
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Feds seek right role for protecting .com domain

With so much at stake, what role, if any does the federal government play in protecting the .com Internet domain? Several experts offer some candid observations on what the government's role should be.

Monday - 08/02/2010, 06:30am EDT
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Cybersecurity and fighting the insider-threat

Our Federal News Radio Discussion this month explores cybersecurity and the insider-threat with Jerry Davis of NASA, NIST's Elaine Newton, and Bobbie Stempfley from DHS.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 11:00am EDT
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