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- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Connected Government
- Constituent Servicing
- Continuous Monitoring: Tools and Techniques for Trustworthy Government IT
- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
- Expert Voices
- Federal Executive Forum
- Federal IT Challenge
- Federal Tech Talk
- Mission-critical Apps in the Cloud
- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- The Real Deal on Digital Government
- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
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David Bray has been the FCC's chief information officer for about two months and already has six priorities to improve how the commission meets its mission.
November 14, 2013
The success of the U.S. private sector is connected to a healthy U.S. public sector, and we are letting our public sector deteriorate, says David Bray, CIO of the FCC.
Inside the Reporter's Notebook: OMB adds clarity to new cyber policy; Cyber risks during shutdown overstated; OASIS delayed inde
The White House is finalizing its first major cybersecurity policy in more than three years.
AP source: Obama to nominate former telecom industry lobbyist Tom Wheeler to head FCC
FCC Chairman Genachowski confirms plans to step down in coming weeks
Agriculture Department Secretary Tom Vilsack can move money in-between accounts within the same bureau, but not across the agency under a special provision called Interchange Authority. Vilsack has officially asked Congress for use of that authority in an effort to stunt the negative effects of sequestration at his agency. At at recent House hearing, Republican lawmakers questioned why more agencies haven't movasked Congress for similar permission.
FEMA pre-positioned people and equipment along the East Coast before Hurricane Sandy arrived. The FCC, which is monitoring communications networks, said about 25 percent of all cell sites were down.
Three agencies launched the Big Data Challenge Wednesday asking for ideas to bring together disparate data sets that help agencies meet their missions better. The contest is part of the administration's national big data development effort. The TechAmerica Foundation also released a new report to help agencies understand and use information more effectively.
The Government Accountability Office said reports of malware targeting mobile devices have nearly tripled in less than a year.
Jamal Mazrui of the FCC previews an event next week to invite app developers to make more disability-accessible products. Procurement lawyer Joe Petrillo breaks down a decision on the 8(a) program that was 17 years in the making.
A former FCC official is calling for more accountability of emergency communication systems in the wake of the 911 failures during a June storm that pummeled the Washington metro area.
FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell discusses today's House hearing considering a proposal to reign in the Internet. Yvonne Jones of the Government Accountability Office explains why agencies are falling short in hiring more workers with disabilities.
LightSquared Inc., which hoped to create an independent wireless broadband network in the U.S., filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday.
A new Internet Botnet Group will bring together federal and industry experts to try to stem the tide against botnet attacks. Experts estimate one in 10 computers are controlled by bad actors using malicious software to attack organizations. FCC working groups released three reports with recommendations for improve cybersecurity.
A Virginia company is trying to revive its plan for a national high-speed wireless network, arguing that it can address federal regulators' concerns over interference with GPS devices.
A new FCC report finds the providers have the power to crack down on attacks like botnets, domain name fraud and IP address hijacking.
Van Dyck comes to the E-Government and IT office to work as a policy analyst after working at the FCC and most recently USAID.
When Congress last week passed a year-long extension to the payroll tax break, it found several ways to pay for it. One way is for the Federal Communications Commission to sell a section of unused broadcast spectrum for wireless broadband and public safety applications.
Geographer Michael Byrne works with the FCC chief data officer on deciding how the agency collects, uses and disseminates data. He spoke with The Federal Drive with Tom Temin Friday.
Federal officials plan to kill a proposal to build a new national high-speed wireless network after concluding it would in some cases jam personal-navigation and other GPS devices.