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Agency performance - Are you overmeasured?

Some people think the agencies are "measured enough"and some think your agency is overmeasured.

Tags: Jon Desenberg , Performance Institute , accountability ,

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 04:38pm EDT

Cyber focus shifts from hardware to software

The government's approach to cybersecurity is shifting from the historical emphasis on the hardware and network layers to a focus on securing software. The National Defense Authorization Act represents this change.

Tags: Bob Lentz , Kelly Collins , Fortify Corporation , Cybersecurity Update , technology , ational Defense Authorization Act

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 03:57pm EDT

Cautionary tale of Amazon's cloud crash

The recent crash of Amazon's cloud computing services has left a dark spot in the minds of some feds and contractors.

Tags: Michael Fox , Carpathia , Amazon , cloud computing , technology ,

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 03:44pm EDT

Open gov lessons from GSA

Martha Dorris, deputy associate administrator of the Office of Citizen Services at the General Services Administration, explains how her agency has used e-gov initiatives to improve the customer experience.

Tags: Martha Dorris , GSA , open government , technology ,

Tuesday - 04/26/2011, 06:25pm EDT

How to bounce back from a cyber attack

Barbara Penland of the Oak Ridge Lab's communications office shares how the lab is getting back to normal after its systems were hacked.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Barbara Penland , Oak Ridge National Laboratory , hacker ,

Tuesday - 04/26/2011, 04:33pm EDT

HHS ousting of exec raises industry concerns

Rob Burton is the former deputy administrator at the Office of Federal Procurement Policy under the Bush Administration and a partner at Venable law firm. He explains what industry experts are concerned about.

Tags: Wall Street Journal , Howard Solomon , Forrest Laboratories , Rob Burton , Venable law ,

Tuesday - 04/26/2011, 04:29pm EDT

Congress returns to budget question marks

Congress returns next week facing two urgent fiscal questions: What to do about raising the federal government's borrowing threshold and how to pass a budget for the next fiscal year that honors the fiscal austerity of the current political moment?

Tags: Congress , budget , Tom Shoop , Government Executive ,

Tuesday - 04/26/2011, 04:17pm EDT

Cyber Quest uses games to solve cyber challenges

Karen Evans, director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, explains how this contest might eventually help your agency.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Cyber Challenge , Cyber Quest , Karen Evans , hacker ,

Tuesday - 04/26/2011, 04:14pm EDT

Panel: Use federal land to deploy broadband

A panel advising the Federal Communication Commission on technological innovation says the federal government should use its own land and buildings to advance the cause of national broadband deployment.

Tags: Tom Wheeler , FCC , broadband , Internet , Technical Advisory Council , technology ,

Monday - 04/25/2011, 07:14pm EDT

Need rises for mobile cybersecurity

IT shops all over the federal community are fighting back, by hiring mobile security firms to keep the bad guys out.

Tags: Scott Gordon , Forescout , cybersecurity , technology , mobile devices ,

Monday - 04/25/2011, 06:55pm EDT
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