Shows & Panels
- Accelerate and Streamline for Better Customer Service
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Client Virtualization Solutions
- Data Protection in a Virtual World
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Feds in the Cloud
- Health IT: A Policy Change Agent
- IT Innovation in the New Era of Government
- Making Dollars And Sense Out of Data Center Consolidation
- Navigating the Private Cloud
- One Step to the Cloud, Two Steps Toward Innovation
- Path to FDCCI Compliance
- Take Command of Your Mobility Initiative
Shows & Panels
Chris Johnson, a NIST IT specialist, was Tom Temin's guest on the Federal Security Spotlight this week. Johnson explained how NIST studies cyber threats.
Chris Johnson oversees the National Vulnerability Database at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He is Tom Temin's guest this week on Federal Security Spotlight.
November 11, 2010
November 18th at 12PM
Program will discuss the progress report on Government Cloud Computing Initiatives, top cloud computing priorities , challenges to overcome, lessons learned & best practices, and vision for the future.
Federal News Radio was on hand for the latest NIST Cloud Computing Forum and Workshop where the agency announced it has created a cloud computing test bed named Koala. Dawn Leaf, NIST’s senior executive for Cloud Computing, told those in attendance the objective of the test bed is to “assess and characterize resource allocation algorithms [...]
The memo is part of a broader effort to improve authentication to computers and buildings across government using secure identity cards. The White House also is close to finalizing the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. President Obama could sign the strategy this winter.
Agencies are laying the foundation for the use of cloud computing in the government. Officials are marking their progress in smaller steps instead of big strides.
NIST says it's identified five "foundational" sets of standards for Smart Grid interoperability and cyber security that are ready for consideration by federal and state energy regulators. Details from NIST's George Arnold
Learn more about Director Pat Gallagher's efforts
Subhead: Administration honors sustainability efforts by seven agencies with the 2010 GreenGov Presidential awards.
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?"
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.
This week, host Jason Miller talks with Simon Szykman, the new CIO at the Department of Commerce.
September 16, 2010
Learn more about what the 500-page guide details
Learn more in today's Cybersecurity Update
Anti-US hacker takes credit for 'Here you have' worm
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.
CBP lax in controlling cybersecurity
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.
Learn more about the Internet Policy Task Force