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- 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
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
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- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
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- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
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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.
Federal CIO Steve VanRoekel offered the administration's first public comment since the major IT reform bill passed the House as part of the 2014 Defense Authorization bill. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) offered a blunt warning to the White House if it does not support the legislation.
Federal CIO Steve VanRoekel is testifying this morning before the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on the progress of several IT reform initiatives. He says agencies are on track to close or consolidate more than 850 data centers in 2013.
A recent IG report said the State Department's Bureau of Information Resource Management's Office of Information Assurance lacks organization and lags in performance. The report made 32 recommendations for the office.
Kevin Gallagher, the associate director for core science systems at USGS, said the agency is developing a new data management strategy that will help it meet the White House requirement to make federally-funded research data more easily accessible.
Hundreds of convicts, including senior members of al Qaeda, broke out of Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail after comrades launched a military-style assault, authorities said on Monday. Reuters reports ten policemen and four militants were killed in the clashes. Suicide bombers reportedly drove cars packed with explosives to the gates of the prison on the outskirts of Baghdad on Sunday night and blasted their way into the compound, while gunmen attacked guards with mortars and rocket-propelled grenades.