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Aliya Sternstein

Senior Correspondent

Aliya Sternstein reports on cybersecurity and homeland security systems. She’s covered technology for more than a decade at such publications as National Journal's Technology Daily, Federal Computer Week and Forbes. Before joining Government Executive, Sternstein covered agriculture and derivatives trading for Congressional Quarterly. She’s been a guest commentator on C-SPAN, MSNBC, WAMU and Federal News Radio. Sternstein is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Health IT Checkup

July 14, 2010 It's not often the federal government leads the private sector in creating innovative online applications. But in health information technology, the Defense and Veterans Affairs departments have been pioneers in building a network that eventually will allow doctors to exchange digitized patient data nationwide. For years, Defense and VA have ...

Labor launches online career path for mapping tech jobs

July 12, 2010 The Labor Department is providing recruiters and aspiring mapping technologists with an interactive, online guide to career advancement partly to promote government jobs in what Labor says is a growing field. The model for geospatial technology competency, which Labor released on July 8, is one of 16 industry roadmaps available ...

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From Nextgov.com: Labor launches online career path for mapping tech jobs

July 12, 2010 The Labor Department is providing recruiters and aspiring mapping technologists with an interactive, online guide to career advancement partly to promote government jobs in what Labor says is a growing field. Read the full story on Nextgov.com

OMB to meet with agencies to discuss financial systems

July 9, 2010 ( ) - A problem with financial management systems is they are over-engineered, says federal CIO Vivek Kundra.James Kegley White House officials next week will start meeting individually with federal agencies to lift a freeze on the development of financial system projects they instituted in June, officials said on Friday. ...

Navy awards contract to transition to expanded network

July 9, 2010 This article was updated at 6:10 pm, Friday, July 9. The Navy awarded HP Enterprise Services a contract potentially worth $3.4 billion to migrate its massive Navy Marine Corps Intranet to a new and expanded system called the Next Generation Enterprise Network, Navy and HP officials announced late Thursday. NGEN ...

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From Nextgov.com: Navy awards contract to transition to expanded network

July 9, 2010 The Navy awarded HP Enterprise Services a contract potentially worth $3.4 billion to migrate its massive Navy Marine Corps Intranet to a new and expanded system called the Next Generation Enterprise Network, Navy and HP officials announced late Thursday. Read the full story on Nextgov.com

U.S. nuke agency announces new data, physical security controls

July 8, 2010 The agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile announced on Thursday the rollout of new information and physical security controls aimed at balancing efficiency and safety. But officials said the implementation of cybersecurity improvements is about a year behind the progress the agency has made on physical protection. The ...

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From Nextgov.com: U.S. nuke agency announces new cyber, physical security controls

July 8, 2010 The agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile announced on Thursday the rollout of new information and physical security controls aimed at balancing efficiency and safety. But officials said the implementation of information security improvements is about a year behind the progress the agency has made on physical protection. ...

Bill includes porn-blocking technology for federal networks

July 7, 2010 The House passed this month an amendment to a supplemental spending bill that bars federal agencies from using funds for computer networks unless the systems block pornography. One information security expert called the requirement wise, but warned Congress should leave it up to agencies to specify the controls they use ...

White House considers clearer instructions for spending reports

July 6, 2010 In response to an analysis that found the government's official stimulus-tracking website was hard for the public to understand, the White House is working with agency officials to consider whether they should issue additional instructions to recipients on how to report spending. The Government Accountability Office issued on Monday 424 ...