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Camille Tuutti

Executive Editor

Camille Tuutti is executive editor at Nextgov, a division of Atlantic Media. She previously served as editorial director at FedScoop, and prior to that, was a staff writer and "People" section editor at Federal Computer Week. Before that, Camille worked as a news editor and reporter, covering government contracting and IT. In her spare time, Camille serves as vice president of communications for Young AFCEA Bethesda. Originally from Stockholm, Sweden, Camille has lived in London and New York before touching down in Washington, D.C. She currently lives in NE D.C.

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Top US Officials Say Russia 'Authorized' DNC Hacks

October 7, 2016 A joint statement from Department of Homeland Security and the intelligence community point the finger at the Russian government for authorizing the recent hacks that compromised the Democratic National Committee and other political institutions. "These thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the U.S. election process," said a statement...

Nextgov Ebook: Combating the Insider Threat

September 22, 2016 The federal government continues to battle various threats, and the insider one is particularly insidious. Whether it’s an agency employee who accidentally leaks information or a worker with malicious intent, agencies need to ensure they don’t allow unauthorized access to valuable assets. A multitude of initiatives across government aim to...

The Insider Threat: A Historical Perspective

September 16, 2016 Trained as a forensic psychologist and a 15-year veteran of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Michael Gelles has long had an interest in the bad guys within organizations. At NCIS, he consulted on counterintelligence and counterespionage and took an active role in looking at the insider threat. Years later, Gelles...

Why a Hack on Education Department Would Be Worse than the OPM Breach

September 7, 2016 The biggest hack on the federal government would pale against a breach of one department that houses tens of millions of Social Security numbers and other sensitive information but lacks even the most basic cyber defenses, according to a lawmaker. Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute this morning, Rep. Jason...

How the Cloud Can Shake Legacy Tech Out of Agencies

August 23, 2016 In 2002, Jerry Kennelly, then a chief finance officer, and Steve McCanne, a University of California, Berkeley professor with a Ph.D. in network engineering and computer design, met at a Starbucks on the Cal-Berkeley campus. They had an idea for a business and some cash they each put down—$5,000 to...

Nextgov Ebook: Tech Revolutions: Open Source and the Internet of Things

August 18, 2016 Nextgov's meetup series Tech + Tequila has been an opportunity for government and private sector technologists to explore hot topics in federal IT together in a casual setting—with cocktails. Aug. 25 marks our sixth event, and we’ll be discussing artificial intelligence. Is there anything more top of mind than a...

OMB Policy Revamps Mobile Device Buying

August 4, 2016 A policy released today by the Office of Management and Budget aims to smooth the federal process of buying and managing mobile devices and services. Today’s memorandum, announced by U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott and U.S. Chief Acquisition Officer Anne Rung, aims to slash fragmentation and duplication of 1,200-plus...

Commerce Data Guru Announces Departure

July 29, 2016 One of Commerce Department’s data gurus is leaving the agency. In a post on Medium on Thursday evening, Tyrone Grandison, Commerce’s deputy chief data officer, announced his planned exit, nearly exactly a year after he joined the agency. Grandison came to the federal government in 2014 as part of the...

OMB Stresses Security in Info Management Update

July 27, 2016 To better keep pace with a digital world and recent changes in law and technology, the Office of Management and Budget has revised the federal government’s document for how it manages federal information resources. The updated version of "Circular A-130: Managing Information as a Strategic Resource" consolidates various policy updates...

Tech & Tequila: Explore the Potential and Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence in Government

July 26, 2016 Are you ready to embrace our robot overlords? In terms of technology, we aren't there quite yet. Artificial intelligence is mostly encountered in movies and sci-fi books but this year, the White House released a request for information about preparing for its future. The real-world applications for AI, according to...