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New cybersecurity threat could revive legislation

Congress has a lot of unfinished business to tackle during its lame duck session expected in November. The House Intelligence Committee chairman thinks new threat information could push cyber legislation up the priority list.

Tags: technology , Congress , cybersecurity , National Security Agency , U.S. Cyber Command , Keith Alexander , House Intelligence Committee , Mike Rogers , CISPA , Jared Serbu , U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Friday - 10/05/2012, 05:06am EDT
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Lawmakers divided on counterterror effort

Tags: Senate , DHS , fusion centers , Carl Levin , Tom Coburn

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 05:46pm EDT

New FOIA portal promotes transparency, eases agency interactions

The Environmental Protection Agency partnered with the Commerce Department and National Archives to launch a new online portal aimed at streamlining the Freedom of Information Act request process for both the public and federal agencies.

Tags: FOIA , FOIAOnline , NARA , EPA , Commerce Department , Regulations.gov , Katherine McFate , OMB Watch , open government , transparency , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell ,

Tuesday - 10/02/2012, 06:15am EDT
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White House testing approach called for in draft cyber order

The Energy and Homeland Security departments are working with companies in the electricity sector to come up with a baseline set of cybersecurity standards. Michael Daniel, the White House cyber coordinator, said the framework is making a difference in how owners and operators secure their networks. But Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said without liability protections expansion of these efforts isn't likely.

Tags: technology , industry , cybersecurity , INSA , Michael Daniel , White House , DHS , DoD , defense industrial base companies , Terry Roberts , Mike Rogers , House Intelligence Committee , Jason Miller

Thursday - 09/27/2012, 05:33am EDT

Five ways to ensure responsible information sharing

The Information Sharing Environment is supporting a set of technology priories to promote the safe disclosure of data. In the ISE's annual report to Congress, it highlights the steps agencies have taken over the past year to move toward a culture of responsible and secure information sharing.

Tags: technology , management , Kshemendra Paul , Information Sharing Environment , WikiLeaks , ODNI , Insider Threat Strategy , National Strategy for Infomation Sharing , NIEM , Supicious Activity Reporting standard , Jason Miller , FICAM , identity management

Friday - 09/28/2012, 05:21am EDT
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Agencies embrace information-sharing efforts, make effective progress

In the post-9/11 age, information sharing - between federal agencies, and across multiple layers of government - became an even more vital endeavor. The Information Sharing Environment, headed by program manager, Kshemendra Paul, has helped to improve the coordination of information sharing. Under his watch, the National Information Exchange Model has worked to break down intelligence and information stovepipes. Agencies embraced the spirit of the idea, made progress toward the administration's stated goals and the results have been apparent. Federal News Radio examines the government's information sharing efforts as part of our special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years.

Tags: Obama Impact , Information Sharing Environment , Kshemendra Paul , NIEM

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:34pm EDT
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Technology reforms give agencies a needed lift

In part 2 of Federal News Radio's special report, The Obama Impact: Evaluating the Last Four Years, we examine the success and change brought by five technology initiatives. We rated three as effective, one as having made some progress, but more is needed, and a fifth as ineffective.

Tags: technology , Obama Impact , cybersecurity , openness and transparency , IT reform , health IT , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:25am EDT

Agencies get better at 'whole of government' info sharing

The head of the federal government's information sharing initiative says agencies are doing a better job in a post-9/11 environment. Kshemendra Paul is the program manager for the Information Sharing Environment.

Tags: Kshemendra Paul , ISE , DHS , FBI , DoJ , technology , NIEM , Federal Drive

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 12:59pm EDT
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State's Swart reflects on 23 years in federal IT

Susan Swart left the State Department for the International Monetary Fund CIO. She reflects on her successes and the change in federal technology.

Tags: technology , State Department , Susan Swart , IMF , Stephen Taylor , social media , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 09:36am EDT
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The BlueButton Initiative: What is it and how does it work?

Damon Davis, special assistant at HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, talks about how the BlueButton Initiative is improving healthcare IT at his agency.
August 21, 2012

Tags: technology , Healthcare IT , Blue Button initiative , electronic health records , Damon Davis , HHS , HHS Office of Health Information Technology , records management , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 08/21/2012, 10:56pm EDT
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