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Cyber Aces competition offers hackers chance to hone skills

Rising stars in the cybersecurity field came together at the University of Massachusetts Boston recently to hone their skills.

Tags: GDIT Cyber Reports , Cyber Aces , University of Massachusetts Boston , NetWars , Deval Patrick

Friday - 05/09/2014, 03:59pm EDT

Red tape delayed federal network fixes to Heartbleed vulnerability by several days

DHS says it found out about the Heartbleed vulnerability at the same time everyone else did. But unlike most other organizations, it had to wade through layers of legal negotiations before it could help federal agencies fix the cyber vulnerability in their own systems.

Tags: DHS , technology , Jared Serbu , Heartbleed , Secret Service , Einstein , CenturyLink , Senate Appropriations Committee , William Noonan , Phyllis Schneck , David Mahon

Friday - 05/09/2014, 03:47am EDT
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Securing TSP operations a 'never-ending battle,' auditor says

The agency that runs federal employees' (401)k-style Thrift Savings Plan needs to do a better job monitoring potential cyber incidents against its website, strengthen security at its data centers and come up with a plan for tracking all of its technology hardware. That's according to recent audits of the TSP program undertaken by the Labor Department, which were presented to the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Monday.

Tags: TSP , Ian Dingwall , DOL , technology , Greg Long , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 10:13am EDT

The TSP: What's in it for you?

Financial advisor Arthur Stein will answer your calls and emails about the TSP. Also, Andy Medici and Amber Corrin of the Federal Times will discuss, among other things, Public Service Recognition Week and the recently passed DATA Act.
April 30, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , Arthur Stein , TSP , Federal Times , Andy Medici , Amber Corrin , DATA Act , Public Service Recognition Week , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 07:04pm EDT
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: The funny side of strategic sourcing; NSTIC turns 3

In this edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities. GSA and SBA continue their ongoing quarrel over the Office Supplies 3 contract, and April marks the three-year anniversary of NSTIC's release.

Tags: Inside the Reporters Notebook , IT , acquisition , strategic sourcing , GSA , SBA , NSTIC , cloud computing , FedRAMP , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/28/2014, 04:00am EDT

SEC to look into cyber health of investment advisers

The Securities and Exchange Commission is asking 50 registered investment advisers and broker-dealers for more information about how they protect their systems from cyber attacks.

Tags: SEC , OCIE , cyber security , National Institue of Standards and Technology , cybersecurity exams

Monday - 04/28/2014, 11:51am EDT

Mark Forman, Vice President for IT Services and Cloud Initiatives, TASC

Verizon's annual data breach report says federal employees cause nearly 60 percent of reported cyber attacks in government. And 34 percent of those breaches come from small mistakes, like emailing documents to the wrong person. Mark Forman, former administrator of the Office of e-Government and IT or the first federal CIO, is vice president for IT services and cloud initiatives at TASC. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose you and your co-workers could be the reason for a cyber breach at your agency.

Tags: Mark Forman , TASC , information technology , technology , In Depth

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 05:26pm EDT
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Closing the gender gap in government

FEW Washington representative Janet Kopenhaver, will discuss pay inequity and other issues facing women in the federal government, and Andy Medici and Nicole Blake Johnson from the Federal Times will talk about the federal employee morale survey and the Heartbleed hacking.
April 23, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , Janet Kopenhaver , Federally Employed Women , Andy Medici , women salaries , pay inequity , GS-15 , employee morale , Heartbleed , Nicole Blake Johnson , Mike Causey , Your Turn , workforce

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 05:18pm EDT

What's the latest on the federal pay issue?

Federal Managers Association President Pat Neihaus, and Andy Medici and Nicole Blake Johnson from the Federal Times will give us an update on a number of different pay issues affecting feds.
April 16, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , federal pay debate , federal salaries , GS-15 , Combined Federal Campaign , Pat Niehaus , Federal Managers Association , Andy Medici , Nicole Blake Johnson , Federal Times , Heartbleed , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:13pm EDT
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