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Tech issues in the lame duck session examined

A 3 percent withholding requirement for contractors was passed in 2005 and is set to take effect Jan. 1 2012, and government agencies are already preparing for its implementation. We learn more from Phil Bond with TechAmerica.

Tags: Congress , lame duck , Phil Bond , TechAmerica , Suzanne Kubota , Federal Research and Development Tax Credit , contractor withholding , contracting , cybersecurity

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 10:08am EST

Air Force warns troops about Facebook

The Air Force is warning its troops to be careful when using Facebook and other popular networking sites because some new features could show the enemy exactly where U.S. forces are located in war zones.

Tags: Facebook , DoD Report , Air Force , technology

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 09:40am EST

Effort moves veteran-owned into the contractor fold

County works to bring veteran-owned companies into the federal contracting fold. Details from Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce's Barbara Ashe.

Tags: contracting , Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce , Montgomery County Chamber Community Foundation , Barbara Ashe , veteran owned

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 09:31am EST

Stuxnet spurs Senate concerns

A malicious computer attack that appears to target Iran's nuclear plants can be modified to wreak havoc on industrial control systems around the world, and represents the most dire cyberthreat known to industry, government officials and experts said Wednesday.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Stuxnet , technology , security , Joseph Lieberman

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 09:30am EST

Thursday Morning Federal Newscast - Nov. 18th

Postmaster Potter due $5.5 million in exit pay, DHS gives Boeing's SBInet 30 more days

Tags: newscast

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 09:14am EST

DoD sued over firing ranges planned for Guam

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has filed a legal action against the U.S. Department of Defense challenging its plans to construct a complex of five firing ranges in Guam that are immediately adjacent to and directed toward an ancient settlement.

Tags: DoD Report , Guam , firing ranges , National Trust for Historic Preservation

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 08:40am EST

NASA challenge: Directing IT security

NASA's inspector general designated information technology security as one of eight top management and performance challenges the space agency faces.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , management , technology , security , cybersecurity , CIO , inspector general , NASA

Thursday - 11/18/2010, 08:30am EST

How to build a better cybersecurity workforce

Security community urges lawmakers to consider feedback regarding how to solve federal human capital crisis in cybersecurity. ISC's Hord Tipton gives us details on a new poll.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , ISC Squared , Hord Tipton , best practices , cybersecurity workforce , Suzanne Kubota , CSIS

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 10:31am EST

More travelers, more concerns for air marshals

Cranky travelers, complaining pilots, air marshals sent to the back of the plane... Jon Adler, president of FLEOA, looks at why we can't all just get along.

Tags: security , FAMS , Jon Adler , air safety

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 09:31am EST

Wednesday Morning Federal Newscast - Nov. 17th

Bedbugs lead to more telework at HHS, OPM and DOD security clearances getting faster, Former OMB Director calls for tax cuts

Tags: newscast

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 09:04am EST
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