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Census' decennial planning builds on its telework successes

The agency has upgraded its network and increased capabilities to let employees work remotely or telework more easily, says Brian McGrath, the Census Bureau's chief information officer.

Tags: Technology , Brian McGrath , Census Bureau , 2020 Count , telework , BYOD , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/10/2015, 12:49pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

Federal agencies have adopted mobile computing with the same fervor as the private sector. Yet securing smartphones and tablets is still a challenge for most agencies. Federal security experts are still trying to find the right balance between mobile access and security of data and applications. The Defense Department may have the answer for many of these challenges. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with the latest on how DoD and others are taking on the quest for mobility and security.

Tags: Jason Miller , cloud computing , cybersecurity , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Friday - 04/03/2015, 05:33am EDT
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Matt Clemens, Security Solutions Architect, Arxan Technologies

Pretty much everyone has a mobile device now. Lots of feds even carry more than one. And so the security of those devices and the apps on them have become increasingly important. How can you better secure those devices? And just what is the state of mobile security now? Matt Clemens, a security solutions architect at Arxan Technologies, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain. The short answer is there's a lot of work still to do.

Tags: Matt Clemens , Arxan Technologies , Technology , cybersecurity , Federal Drive

Friday - 03/27/2015, 09:19am EDT
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Retired Brig. Gen. Bernie Skoch, National Commissioner, CyberPatriot

Students are gathered in Washington to show off their chops in defending virtual networks and mobile devices. They're facing off against teams of professional aggressors. Middle and high-school aged finalists make up 28 teams in the seventh CyberPatriot National Finals. Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Bernie Skoch is the Commissioner of CyberPatriot National. He joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with the latest on the finals.

Tags: Bernie Skoch , CyberPatriot , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , cybersecurity , Technology

Friday - 03/13/2015, 10:06am EDT
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Todd Thibodeaux, President and CEO, CompTIA

Social media, mobility, analytics and cloud form the acronym SMAC. These technologies have become embedded in the federal workplace. A report released this week examines how they are converging, and what it means for agency operations. The Federal Technology Convergence Commission is a group of industry leaders tasked with assessing the impact of SMAC convergence and making recommendations to the administration. Todd Thibodeaux, president and CEO of CompTIA, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on the report.

Tags: Todd Thibodeaux , CompTIA , SMAC , Federal Technology Convergence Commission , social media , cloud computing , analytics , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Friday - 02/27/2015, 09:35am EST
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Melissa Adamson, Agilex, and David Yang, ICF International

Mobile technology will be at the forefront of a newly announced IT overhaul at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. ATF says a move to new platforms like tablet computers will help the agency meet its cybersecurity goals. Melissa Adamson is vice president for advanced technologies at Agilex, and David Yang is vice president of ICF International. They're also industry co-chairs of the ACT-IAC Advanced Mobility Working Group. On In Depth with Francis Rose, they talked about the state of mobile in government.

Tags: Industry Chatter , In Depth

Thursday - 11/20/2014, 02:54pm EST
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Michael Brown, Vice President of Security Product Management, BlackBerry

The Defense Department is upgrading its military networks to increase its access to different types mobile technology. But many secruity experts say the gold standard for smartphones is still the Blackberry. Michael Brown is vice president of security product management and research for BlackBerry. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he explained the importance of mobile security for federal agencies.

Tags: Francis Rose , In Depth , Industry Chatter , industry , cybersecurity , DoD , Defense

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 04:26pm EST
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Army tries to solve supply chain management problems with mobile apps

The Defense Department has a plan to get its supply chain management issues off of the Government Accountability Office's high risk list, but progress has been very slow. The Army has a plan to speed things up.

Tags: DoD , Army , GAO , Supply chain management , Jack Wayman , Technology , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 08/28/2014, 04:53am EDT
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NSA's mobility mission office puts itself out of business

The National Security Agency closed down an office dedicated to mobility, because devices and apps have become part of the fabric of everything the agency does. But NSA, like all agencies, still must figure out how to secure mobile devices using derived credentials.

Tags: Technology , DoD , NSA , Mark Althouse , Greg Youst , DISA , cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 04:53am EDT
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