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Ann Amrhein, Deputy Associate Commissioner, SSA

A group of Social Security Administration employees developed a Web application that lets analysts sift through terabytes of data. They can use a nearly infinite number of search criteria. That's enabled the agency to detect and prevent a lot of fraud and abuse. The application has gotten some attention. It was one of 30 finalists for ACT-IAC's 2015 "Igniting Innovation" awards. Ann Amrhein, the deputy associate commissioner in the Office of Earnings, Enumerations and Administrative Systems, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain more about the award-winning program.

Tags: Federal Drive , Ann Amrhein , ACT-IAC , Igniting Innovation awards , Tom Temin , SSA

Tuesday - 04/07/2015, 09:49am EDT
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Second protest further delays DHS cyber program

HP Enterprise Services submitted a protest to the Government Accountability Office on March 9 of the $29 million award to Knowledge Consulting Group under task order 2.

Tags: acquisition , Contracting , Industry , HP Enterprise Services , Knowledge Consulting Group , DHS , GSA , Continuous diagnostics and mitigation program , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/03/2015, 03:07pm EDT

Sens. McCaskill, Booker appeal for access to innovative IT

Two senators wrote a letter to the Rules and Administration Committee highlighting several changes to policy needed to promote access and use of modern technology such as cloud computing.

Tags: Congress , Corey Booker , Claire McCaskill , Senate Rules and Administration Committee , Cloud computing , social media , Industry , Contracting , Jason Miller

Monday - 04/06/2015, 04:00pm EDT

DoD breaks mobile security roadblock

The Defense Department is in the final stages of a test to show how derived credentials from the Common Access Card can secure smartphones and tablet computers. Richard Hale, the deputy CIO for cybersecurity, boldly predicts that by the end of the calendar year the military will be issuing derived credentials on mobile devices.

Tags: Mobile computing , cybersecurity , DoD , Richard Hale , Navy , NSA , Sally Holcomb , John Zangardi , Roger Clark , Commerce Department , Apple , Android , Microsoft , BlackBerry , Common Access Card , HSPD-12 , Derived credential , PKI , AFCEA , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/03/2015, 04:35am EDT
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Air Force charges new cyber task force with looking for threats in core missions

Task Force Cyber Secure will attempt to apply the same degree of rigor and oversight DoD uses for its computing networks to everything else that's vulnerable to cyber threats, including weapons systems and industrial control systems. The Air Force is following in the footsteps of the Navy to ensure cybersecurity is everyone's responsibility.

Tags: DoD , Air Force , cybersecurity , Mark Welsh , William Bender , Peter Kim , Task Force Cyber Secure , AFCEA , Air Force Association , Jared Serbu

Friday - 04/03/2015, 03:44am EDT
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The federal hiring market in 2015

Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss job trends in the federal government, the kinds of workers that agencies need, and how to land a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market.
April 3, 2015

Tags: workforce , hiring , recruitment , Mike Bruni , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access , DoD , Healthcare IT ,

Friday - 04/03/2015, 06:41pm EDT
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Don Brutzman, Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School

The Navy is trying an innovative way to find innovative solutions. It's inviting smart people that know computers to sign up for an online game. It's an open-sourced wargame where contestants can change both how the Navy and the game work. Don Brutzman is associate professor of the Naval Postgraduate School. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he shared the details on how to play the Massive Multiplayer Online Wargame game.

Tags: Don Brutzman , Naval Postgraduate Schoo , Navy , gaming , In Depth

Friday - 04/03/2015, 04:33pm EDT
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DoT, USDA to stop kicking the IT consolidation can down the road

Acting Agriculture CIO Joyce Hunter is taking aim at consolidating 15 assorted networks the agency uses. At Transportation, CIO Richard McKinney is creating shared services for commodity IT to get the bureau CIOs out of the IT services business.

Tags: OMB , Tony Scott , Lisa Schlosser , USDA , Joyce Hunter , Richard McKinney , DoT , Cloud computing , IT consolidation , AFCEA , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Friday - 04/03/2015, 09:05am EDT
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DHS trying to smooth the integration of cloud, network security programs

The Homeland Security Department and the FedRAMP program management office released a draft crosswalk between the cloud cybersecurity program and the Trusted Internet Connection (TIC) initiative. The goal is to make it easier for federal workers to access their network and apps securely through mobile devices.

Tags: cybersecurity , Cloud computing , Trusted Internet Connections , FedRAMP , DHS , Industry , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 10:00am EDT

White House adds another layer to executive cyber powers

President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order giving agencies the ability to recommend economic sanctions against cyber attackers and their supporters. As the President signed this latest order, Congress seems closer than ever to passing a cyber information sharing bill.

Tags: cybersecurity , Michael Daniel , White House , Congress , David Grannis , Senate Intelligence Committee , information sharing , State Department , Treasury Department , Justice Department , Sanctions , Center for Strategic and International Studies , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 03:59am EDT
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