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
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- 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
Chuck Romine took over at the Information Technology Laboratory at NIST about a month ago.
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.
With the release of the draft of version 1 of the cloud technology roadmap, the agency wants to cast a wider net of cloud expertise. The draft roadmap could be used now by program managers and CIOs in order to meet OMB's goal of moving three services to the cloud by 2013.
Ernest McDuffie, who oversees the National Initiative for Cybersecurity , joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to provide an update on how the program is working.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has inked a deal with the Education Department and the National Cybersecurity Education Council to better promote formal cybersecurity education.
George Arnold of the National Institute of Standards and Technology talks about establishing a more efficient electric power system.
The Homeland Security Department and NASA moving to the cloud to support mission needs and reduce the cost and effort to support back-office systems. Federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said he is focusing on four areas of cloud: agencies, procurement, international and cybersecurity.
While telemedicine may sound like science fiction, it is already a reality, Scholl said. And NIST is working on standards to make the overlaying technology work.
The agency issued draft of version 1 of the technology roadmap seeking to create cloud computing standards. The document details 10 cloud requirements that agencies need help on to adopt the emerging technology.
The NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards 2.0 builds upon the first cyber outline the agency released.
Charles Romine has been selected to replace Furlani as the head of the NIST IT lab.
OPM developing competency models for performance improvement officers and chief operating officers as part of its requirements under the GPRA Modernization Act. DHS moves to agile development to fix the HSIN program. NIST to update HSPD-12 card requirements to meet mobile needs.
Karen Scarfone, one of the authors of the Wireless LAN publication, shares highlights from the guidance.
NIST has four new publications on improving cybersecurity.
Fred Whiteside, project manager for the cloud computing program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and Wolf Tombe, chief technology officer, Customs and Border Protection joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris for a panel discussion on cloud computing in government.
The Homeland Security Department and the National Institute of Standards and Technology are teaming up to create a "botnet playbook," which will act as an industry "code of conduct" for dealing with the cyber threat.
The Commerce Department has issued the latest word on how to spot cybersecurity weaknesses in federal computer systems: It's called the "Guide for Conducting Risk Assessments," and it's been published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
On today's Federal Drive: Intelligence Community leaders indicate they will continue to focus on the workforce even as it faces looming budget cuts and the House passes an FAA reauthorization to stave off a shutdown at the transportation agency.
On today's Federal Drive: some agencies have netted extra cash from governmentwide acquisition contracts and furloughed FAA workers won't receive back pay under the latest House FAA funding reauthorization.
In a request for comments issued today, the agency wants industry to answer 10 questions across four broadly themed areas.