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Scammers hack NASA web site

A scammer selling cheap adobe software has hacked into NASA websites.

Thursday - 05/12/2011, 10:30am EDT

NASA scientist: Va. mystery boom may be meteor

A NASA scientist says a loud boom that rattled Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore might have been caused by a meteor.

Thursday - 05/12/2011, 07:03am EDT

Cloud lessons from OpenStack 2011

Have you heard of OpenStack? It’s an open source cloud computing project from NASA and a group of tech companies. According to the OpenStack website, “All of the code for OpenStack is freely available under the Apache 2.0 license. Anyone can run it, build on it, or submit changes back to the project. We strongly [...]

Monday - 05/09/2011, 07:44pm EDT

How bin Laden was hunted across the matrix

Tom Talleur, a former head of NASA's cyber crimes unit, tells us intergancy cooperation made the difference in the hunt for Osama bin Laden.

Monday - 05/09/2011, 10:08am EDT
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NASA, USAID team up to solve worldwide problems

Will Schmitt, the open innovation advisor in the Office of Science and Technology at USAID, spoke to Federal News Radio about the collaborative effort.

Tuesday - 05/03/2011, 01:19pm EDT
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NASA works to make airplanes quieter and greener

Designs that may make airplanes greener and quieter for future generations are one step closer to reality. NASA's Richard Wahls explains.

Monday - 04/18/2011, 09:41am EDT
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HHSInnovates awards online health tools

Health and Human Services recognizes six software tools that are leading the way in innovation for the agency.

Thursday - 03/31/2011, 06:31pm EDT

NASA has sky high hopes for open source

Open source brings numerous benefits to NASA software projects, including increased software quality, reduced development costs, faster development cycles, and reduced barriers to public-private collaboration through new opportunities to commercialize NASA technology. NASA's Nicholas Skytland explains.

Wednesday - 03/30/2011, 10:41am EDT
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NASA spacecraft servers have cyber-holes

NASA's internal computer network is full of holes and vulnerable to a cyberattack, an audit by the Office of the Inspector General has found.

Tuesday - 03/29/2011, 08:30am EDT

NASA picks SAIC for second I3P award

Monday - 03/28/2011, 03:38pm EDT

NASA robotics inspiring the next gen of feds

The "leaders, innovators, and collaborators of the future" are going head to head in a robotics competition. FIRST DC's Herb Muktarian explains why and how.

Monday - 03/28/2011, 09:31am EDT
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Federal jobs among most desirable

While Google ranks as their ideal employer, many college students say they are interested in working for federal agencies.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 08:28am EDT

Agencies still struggling to encrypt mobile devices

Despite a 2006 mandate to secure mobile devices and implement two-factor authentication, only just over half of federal agencies have managed to do so. OMB submits its annual FISMA report to Congress detailing the steps the government has taken to improve cybersecurity, including spending $12 billion on cybersecurity last year.

Monday - 03/21/2011, 07:27am EDT
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GWAC Summit: Meeting of the Minds

GWACs explained by GSA's Michael O'Neill, NIH's Mary B. Armstead, and NASA's Joanne Woytek

Friday - 03/18/2011, 11:00am EDT
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NASA cloud pioneer leaves agency

Chris Kemp, NASA’s chief technology officer for IT, is leaving the agency. Kemp announced his resignation on his agency blog saying, “As budgets kept getting cut and continuing resolutions from Congress continued to make funding unavailable, I saw my vision for the future slowly slip further from my grasp.” Kemp was one of the pioneers [...]

Thursday - 03/17/2011, 03:02pm EDT

NASA CTO Chris Kemp steps down

Chris Kemp made the announcement about his resignation on his blog.

Tuesday - 03/15/2011, 04:55pm EDT

Many agencies are not under a hiring freeze

Federal News Radio surveyed 10 agencies to find out how they are preparing for a shutdown, and how operating under a continuing resolution is affecting their operations.

Thursday - 03/03/2011, 07:46pm EST

NASA hacker enters plea

A Texas man who admitted hacking into the computer systems of a Minnesota company and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of wire fraud.

Thursday - 02/24/2011, 09:30am EST

This week in the cloud

It was a big week for cloud computing on Federal News Radio – from NASA’s Nebula cloud to more information on OMB’s Cloud Computing Strategy. Plus, we learned what budget cuts might mean for the cloud… NASA demos open source cloud computing Hear how NASA is pairing its Nebula platform with open source cloud initiatives [...]

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 11:45am EST

Four generations: one workplace, many challenges

The typical workplace is made up of four generations with different learning and communication styles, different work-life balance needs, and different preferences in how their contributions are recognized. Dr. Bonni Yordi tells us about a new study on what can lead to a more effective organization.

Tuesday - 02/22/2011, 09:41am EST
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