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Information Technology News

Prioritization software: What is it and how does it work?

Dan Saaty of Decision Lens joins host John Gilroy to discuss how prioritization software can help your agency.
December 13, 2011(Encore presentation December 27, 2011)

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 10:38pm EST
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SearchUSA aims to be 'traffic cop' of online government content

Martha Dorris, the deputy associate administrator of GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, told In Depth with Francis Rose that Search.USA.gov doesn't compete with commercial search giants, such as Google. Instead, the site relies on the commercial search providers to get information seekers on government sites, where USASearch can act as a "traffic cop" directing them to the most high-value content.

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 09:43pm EST
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Cyber test gives Army Corps faith in system resilience

The DoD Cyber Command poked and prodded the Army Corps' Los Angeles district's network during a recent Command Cyber Readiness Inspection. Army Corps of Engineers CIO Bob Kazimer said the analysis will give the rest of the agency lessons learned to improve cybersecurity across the Corps.
December 15, 2011

Tuesday - 12/13/2011, 09:07pm EST
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New FedRAMP standards first step to secure cloud computing

OMB sets a six-month deadline for initial capabilities to be ready. Along with the cloud security standards and process, the administration highlighted other accomplishments on the one-year anniversary of the 25-point IT Reform plan. The White House said a new draft shared services strategy will focus on commodity IT services.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 04:00pm EST
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NIST's new standard to bring HSPD-12 to smartphones

The goal of the revised FIPS-201-2 will detail at a high level how agencies can integrate secure smart cards with mobile devices. NIST is considering five options for making HSPD-12 cards work with tablets and smart phones.

Thursday - 12/08/2011, 05:04am EST
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Cyber Command conducts first cyber exercise

The joint cyberspace training exercise was held at the Air Force Red Flag Facility at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada.

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 09:24am EST

Library of Congress to receive entire Twitter archive

For the past year, the Library of Congress has been working with Twitter in a transfer of the company's entire electronic data set. Library's digital director sees this as a "unique record of our time."

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 01:51pm EST
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Raytheon purchases Pikewerks to bolster its cybersecurity

Viewing cybersecurity as a growth area, Raytheon buys up its ninth cybersecurity firm since 2007.

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 06:55am EST

Savannah River making up for lost IT time

Phil Cirrulli, the chief information officer for the managing and operations contractor for the site, is improving the national lab's infrastructure to support widespread wireless access. He also is shutting down legacy mainframe systems after implementing a new ERP system.
December 1, 2011

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 10:31pm EST
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Government Big Data Solutions Award winners announced

USA Search, which hosts search services over more than 500 government sites, topped the list of award winners presented by CTOlabs.com.

Thursday - 12/01/2011, 07:22am EST

Adobe more vulnerable to cyber attacks than Microsoft, report says

In June 2011 alone, Adobe software received more than 14,000 attacks, compared to only 1,500 attacks on Microsoft products.

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 07:24am EST

Sharing medical information safely and securely

Host John Gilroy is joined by CNSI Senior Vice President Shaliesh Patel. They will discuss the challenges in helping citizens get more involved in their own healthcare.
November 29, 2011(Encore presentation December 20, 2011)

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 10:56pm EST
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Top tips for managing teleworkers

Are you a federal manager? Then you need these 13 tips for managing the new crop of teleworkers in your office.

Sunday - 11/27/2011, 08:56pm EST

Protecting the mobile environment

Host John Gilroy is joined by AirPatrol Corporation CTO Tom Kellermann. They will discuss how to control data leakage from mobile devices.
November 22, 2011

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 11:08pm EST
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GAO highlights 9 critical success factors for IT projects

A new report details how seven technology projects worth $5 billion found success. Auditors found program manager and user engagement is the one every initiative had in common.

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 02:39pm EST
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AT&T says hackers tried to access mobile customer accounts

Telecommunications giant AT&T reported that hackers attempted to break into mobile customers' accounts.

Tuesday - 11/22/2011, 08:01am EST

Product safety agency launches two-way communication tools

Alex Filip, deputy director of the commission's communications office, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to discuss new tools the CPSC has developed and how they can be used to bolster communication with industry.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 09:32am EST
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Telework implementation not moving fast enough

A majority of government and private sector IT executives don't believe the federal government is moving quick enough when it comes to telework, according to the results of a new survey.

Sunday - 11/20/2011, 08:50pm EST

Indian Health Service facing data deadline

Acting CIO Howard Hays said the agency is taking advantage of the work VA is doing to update its systems. Indian Health Services borrows heavily from VA's VistA electronic health records system.
November 17, 2011(Encore presentation December 29, 2011)

Friday - 11/18/2011, 12:58am EST
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Will next Pearl Harbor occur in cyberspace?

Reid adds cybersecurity to 2012 Senate agenda. Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee leaders applaud importance placed on cybersecurity.

Thursday - 11/17/2011, 08:37am EST
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