Privacy, security, and international sovereignty issues need congressional attention, says Brad Smith, senior Microsoft executive.
The defense agency also expects its Rapid Access Computing Environment to be available for Secret IP Router Network application development as early as this spring.
A new testing center, part of an effort led by Lockheed Martin and 13 IT companies, will allow for collaboration on developing better cyber defenses.
A new survey suggests federal information technology managers expect to adopt Microsoft’s new Windows 7 operating system more broadly and more quickly than they did with Microsoft’s Vista OS.
Macon Phillips talks about his challenges as White House new media director.
The Army released a request for information this week seeking industry recommendations on ways to provide commercially managed enterprise messaging and collaboration services as part of a broader move to streamline and standardize operations and reduce operating costs.
Data visualization tools offer new and more effective ways to represent and present complex data patterns graphically.
At the same time, the increasing complexity of cyberspace and ongoing workforce issues remain pressing challenges, adding urgency, military leaders said, for the new command to articulate its strategy soon.
The man expected to head the new military cyber command says military cybersecurity efforts require broader-based training and improved support mechanisms for the military services, while also preserving civil liberties.
New catalog of information and security controls co-developed by NIST, the Pentagon and the intelligence community, along with information security legislation gaining traction in Congress, are expected to significantly improve federal cybersecurity standards.
White House officials, in a series of blog postings this week, provided a glimpse of how the public suggests the federal government could make government data more accessible — and be more transparent.
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