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Government to drop charges in federal employee hacking case

A National Weather Service employee accused of illegally accessing a restricted federal computer database containing information about the nation's dams, stealing information and lying to federal investigators will have charges against her dismissed if a judge approves the prosecution's request.

Tags: Xiafen Chen , National Weather Service , Cybersecurity , NOAA , hacking , dams

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 10:00pm EDT

Acting DoD CIO Halvorsen accepts permanent tech chief role

Terry Halvorsen, a former Navy CIO, assumed the role of permanent CIO on Sunday, according to a Pentagon spokesperson.

Tags: Terry Halvorsen , CIO , DoD , Cybersecurity , Cloud computing , Teri Takai , Pentagon

Monday - 03/09/2015, 10:37am EDT

Q&A with Washington Technology's Nick Wakeman

Washington Technology Editor in Chief Nick Wakeman joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the top contracting stories in 2014, and what's ahead for contractors in 2015.
March 9, 2015

Tags: Acquisition , contracting , government contracting , Technology , Cloud computing , Cybersecurity , mergers and acquisitions , FSSI , LPTA , GSA , Nick Wakeman , Washington Technology , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 03/09/2015, 07:53pm EDT
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Greg Wilshusen, Director of Information Security Issues, GAO

The FAA has taken some steps to help protect its air traffic control systems from hackers and cyber criminals. But there's still work to be done. That's according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Some of the weaknesses were new, like identifying and authenticating users. Other date back years. Greg Wilshusen, the director of Information Security Issues at GAO, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on what the report found.

Tags: Greg Wilshusen , GAO , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , FAA , Cybersecurity

Monday - 03/09/2015, 09:12am EDT
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The nature of cyber intelligence

Lance James, head of cyber intelligence at Deloitte, will discuss the evolution of the cyber intelligence field, and how that is forcing the government and private companies to change how they protect themselves from cyber attacks.
March 6, 2015

Tags: workforce , Technology , Cybersecurity , cyber intelligence , Lance James , Deloitte , Cyber Threat Intelligence Center , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 03/06/2015, 08:28pm EST
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IT acquisition challenges in the federal government.

Van Hitch, senior advisor with Deloitte's Federal Consulting Practice, joins host Roger Waldron to talk about some of the IT acquisition challenges facing federal managers.
March 3, 2015

Tags: Acquisition , contracting , Van Hitch , Deloitte Federal Government Services , IT acquisition , CIO , FITARA , Cybersecurity , Cloud computing , Data center consolidation , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , Coaltion for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 03/03/2015, 07:06pm EST
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Randy Vanderhoof, Executive Director, Smart Card Alliance

Cybersecurity incidents are up 15 percent over the past year. So now the Office of Management and Budget is ramping up pressure on your agency to develop and use smart identification cards for employees. Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the ways to stay on top of OMB's smart card guidance.

Tags: In Depth , Smart Card Alliance , Cybersecurity , Randy Vanderhoof

Tuesday - 03/03/2015, 04:25pm EST
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OMB turns up heat on agencies to implement smart ID cards for computer access

The OMB E-Gov Cyber unit will prioritize those agencies that have struggled to implement two-factor authentication for CyberStat reviews. Only 41 percent of federal civilian agencies are using HSPD-12 cards to log on to networks and computers.

Tags: Technology , Cybersecurity , OMB , FISMA report , Congress , HSPD-12 , Trusted Internet Connections

Monday - 03/02/2015, 02:42pm EST

Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Homeland Security Department and the General Services Administration handed out the first of seven awards under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program. DHS will implement tools and services to improve its cybersecurity under the CDM program. In his biweekly feature, "Inside the Reporter's Notebook," Jason Miller writes about this award and the next ones on tap. He joined producer Shefali Kapadia on the Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss the DHS awards and other happenings in the federal IT community.

Tags: Jason Miller , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Shefali Kapadia , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Cybersecurity

Monday - 03/02/2015, 12:00pm EST
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