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FTC, SEC using cloud to create path to innovation

Bajinder Paul, the Federal Trade Commission CIO, said a new modernization roadmap will bring operational capabilities to employees, aggregate policies and major acquisition initiatives across the agency and, most importantly, create a path for innovation.

Friday - 08/08/2014, 09:07am EDT
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Agencies settling in on better privacy controls

More agencies are recognizing the growing importance of keeping data private after recent information leaks and cyber breaches. The Federal Trade Commission is among the agencies at the head of the pack and is relying on best practices.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 03:45am EST
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Turnover in GSA's senior ranks continues

Dennis Papula, director for management and strategy in the General Services Administration's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, becomes the fifth senior executive to leave in the last week. He is moving to the Federal Trade Commission.

Monday - 01/13/2014, 10:54am EST

Mica says agencies 'thwarting' proposed FTC relocation

Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Oversight's Subcommittee on Government Operations, said the Federal Trade Commission and the General Services Administration are "thwarting" his proposal to force the FTC to relocate out of its historic headquarters building and into leased space in Southwest Washington, D.C.

Tuesday - 12/03/2013, 05:10pm EST

Cybersecurity framework and Google beats Northrop!

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will examine NIST's preliminary cybersecurity framework, and Google's lobbying efforts.
November 7, 2013

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 06:19pm EST
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The 2014 budget and "Pay for Delay"

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts discuss President Obama's 2014 budget proposal, and patent litigation settlements involving pharmaceutical companies.
April 18, 2013

Thursday - 04/18/2013, 06:28pm EDT
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Barry West returns, two CIOs leaving, Einstein cyber initiative faces delay

Barry West is returning for his fourth gig as a CIO, and three other key technology officials are leaving. Two congressmen want to pressure contractors to pay back taxes.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 05:31am EDT
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EU official: ACTA unlikely to become law

An EU official says an international treaty that has been the subject of large protests by people fearing it would impinge on Internet freedom is unlikely to gain approval.

Friday - 05/04/2012, 03:51pm EDT

FTC: Proposed relocation 'wholly unnecessary'

The four sitting commissioners of the Federal Trade Commission have "grave concerns" about a House committee's plan to relocate the agency out of its historic Pennsylvania Ave. location into a privately held building in Southwest, Washington D.C. Eileen Harrington, FTC's executive director, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss a plan in Congress that would require the FTC to relocate to make room for the National Gallery of Art.

Wednesday - 03/14/2012, 10:01pm EDT
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FTC streamlining consumer protection practices

The FTC is teaming with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to coordinate and protect consumers.

Friday - 01/27/2012, 10:14am EST
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Administration nominees awaiting next move by GOP

Senate Republicans are returning to Washington in an angry mood over President Barack Obama's appointments to two key agencies during a year-end break.

Monday - 01/23/2012, 11:57am EST

Facial recognition technology poses privacy concerns

Amanda Koulousias, a staff attorney in the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, spoke to The Federal Drive with Tom Temin about a recent workshop addressing those concerns.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 09:32am EST
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Facebook makes privacy pledge in FTC settlement

Government regulators are sharing some alarming information about Facebook: They believe the online social network has often misled its more than 800 million users about the sanctity of their personal information.

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 06:32pm EST

FTC overhauls its IT network

The Federal Trade Commission is using enterprise architecture make its technology backbone faster, more efficient and able to run mobile devices.

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 03:22pm EDT

FTC fines app developer for allegedly collecting kids' information

The Federal Trade Commission has fined a software developer $50,000 for an application that collected private information from children using an online character.

Tuesday - 08/16/2011, 10:39am EDT

Federal partners crackdown on immigration scams

DHS, DOJ and FTC collaborate with state and local partners in and unprecedented effort. DHS's Alejandro Mayorkas explains how it works.

Friday - 06/10/2011, 10:08am EDT
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FTC settles with companies after cyberbreach

Two companies that maintain large amounts of sensitive information about the employees of their business customers, including Social Security numbers, have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges.

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 10:30am EDT

FTC surprised by number of ID theft complaints

The Federal Trade Commission has released its annual list of the top consumer complaints received in 2010. FTC's Steven Toporoff shares detalis.

Friday - 03/11/2011, 10:41am EST
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FTC's Top Consumer Complaints in 2010

For the 11th year in a row, identity theft was the number one consumer complaint category

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 08:30am EST

Part 4: SBA's contracting practices under close scrutiny

In part 4 of Federal News Radio's investigative series "Discouraged and Disrespected at SBA," allegations of cronyism and conflict of interest in the acquisition process arise. Over the past year, lawmakers and auditors have raised concerns about the agency's acquisition practices. SBA officials deny the accusations and say they are strengthening their acquisition processes.

Thursday - 02/10/2011, 07:20am EST
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