Publication: Federal Computer Week

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New cyber doctrine shows more offense, transparency

Cybersecurity By Oct 24, 2014The Pentagon this week published a doctrine that was unusually candid about offensive scenarios in cyberspace, a transparency that experts say could lead to an open and perhaps overdue policy debate.The document, released ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

DeSalvo shifts focus from health IT to Ebola crisis

People Oct 23, 2014Karen DeSalvoKaren DeSalvo is leaving her job as head of the Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology to take on the post of acting assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 23 2014]
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Szykman's new job, plus facial recognition and Air Force satellites plans

News in Brief By FCW Staff Oct 24, 2014Former Commerce Department CIO Simon SzykmanFormer Commerce CIO lands at AttainFormer Commerce Department CIO Simon Szykman is joining Attain LLC as chief technology officer of the Vienna, Va.-based consulting firm's ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

NGA releases unclassified mapping tool for Ebola relief

Mapping By Oct 23, 2014The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency released a new mapping application focused on the areas of West Africa hardest hit by the ongoing Ebola outbreak.The public-facing website allows relief agencies and other responders to ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 24 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

DHS sketches the tech future

Cybersecurity By Oct 24, 2014DHS ndersecretary for Science and Technology Reginald BrothersReginald Brothers will probably be out of his job in another two years or so. But he's making policy plans for the next three decades.This week, Brothers -- Homeland ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

'Computer Chaos' at 20: Back where we started

Management By Oct 24, 2014Editor's Note: Paul Brubaker worked for Sen. Cohen in the mid-1990s as a subcommittee staff director, and was deeply involved in drafting both the Computer Chaos report and the Clinger-Cohen legislation.Twenty years ago this ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

At CIS, they DID(IT)

Management By Oct 23, 2014Citizenship and Immigration Services' James Tunnessen, shown here at the agency's Oct. 21-23 hackathon.Eighteen months ago, the technology office at DHS's Citizenship and Immigration Services wasn't using open source technology, ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

A mountain of net neutrality comments, a privacy paradox, ransomware warnings and more

FCC publishes 2.44 million comments from Open Internet docketThe Federal Communications Commission released a trove of more than 2 million responses to its Open Internet docket in a single zipped XML file.The network neutrality proceeding, in which the ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Competition, performance and the proper degree of pressure

I sat in for lunch this week with about 20 Kennedy School faculty colleagues -- quite a large number actually, as our total faculty is in the vicinity of 120 -- for one of the periodic meetings of the Kennedy School Teaching Seminar. These faculty members ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Social Security wants new outreach channels

WHAT : The Social Security Administration is looking to modernize its interaction with the public.WHY : SSA can authenticate user accounts online via its mySocialSecurity website. So far, more than 14 million users have registered. Now SSA wants to develop ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

7 keys to a successful innovation office

Critical Read By Oct 22, 2014What: A new IBM Center for the Business of Government report on "making innovation offices work."Why: As the authors accurately note, "innovation is the buzzword of 21st century government, often cited as a silver bullet for ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

It takes DISA 3.5 hours to activate a single classified mobile phone -- here's why

Mobility By Adam Mazmanian Oct 22, 2014The National Security Agency recently added the Samsung S4, S5 and a few other devices to its list of off-the-shelf gadgets approved to store and transmit classified information. But getting encrypted devices activated ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 22 2014]

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...Peter Pace described as the armed forces "comprehensive strategic approach for using cyberspace to assure U S military strategic superiority in the domain."
"The long-term goals were finalized following an extensive collaboration effort that yielded input and suggestions from thousands of stakeholders in government, academia, and the nation's private sector industrial base" Brothers noted
...In an email to the Washington Post, Chris Vaccaro, a spokesperson for the National Weather Service, said "there's a lot of redundancy in the observing system that can help to offset the data."
"If we don’t keep it unclassified, the majority of the people who are working in the field will not be able to access the information that they may need to help bring this epidemic to a close" said Martin Cox, NGA's Africa officer and a leader in the agency's Ebola response

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New cyber doctrine shows more offense, transpar... [Published Federal Computer Week - 19 hours ago]
Szykman's new job, plus facial recognition and ... [Published Federal Computer Week - 20 hours ago]
DHS sketches the tech future [Published Federal Computer Week - 23 hours ago]
'Computer Chaos' at 20: Back where we started [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 24 2014]
A mountain of net neutrality comments, a privac... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 24 2014]
NGA releases unclassified mapping tool for Ebol... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 24 2014]
At CIS, they DID(IT) [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 24 2014]
DeSalvo shifts focus from health IT to Ebola cr... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 23 2014]
Competition, performance and the proper degree ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 23 2014]
Social Security wants new outreach channels [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 23 2014]
It takes DISA 3.5 hours to activate a single cl... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 22 2014]
7 keys to a successful innovation office [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 22 2014]
NSA CTO's moonlighting gig ends [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 22 2014]
Digital government, openness and open cloud -- ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 22 2014]
Could FOIA work on a Data Act model? [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 21 2014]
FTC's newest techie, a NOAA staffer indictment ... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 21 2014]
Know someone who deserves a Fed 100? Nominate t... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 21 2014]
Will new commercial mobile encryption affect BY... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 20 2014]
A NASA nominee, NWS data and more robot boats [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 20 2014]
Feds urge early cooperation in malware investig... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 20 2014]
POODLE's bark may be worse than its bite [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 20 2014]
Mobile usage, a PTO nominee and NASA's data swap [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 17 2014]
Respect the FAR [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 17 2014]
New weapons in the fight against emerging bioth... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 17 2014]
Information sharing: Are we safer? [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 17 2014]
GSA unveils 'FedRAMP Ready' systems [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 17 2014]
The IT contract squeeze, a new federal spending... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 16 2014]
FBI director warns data encryption will take U.... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 16 2014]
A to-do list for the 'data agency' [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 16 2014]
DISA looks for models for securing commercial c... [Published Federal Computer Week - Oct 16 2014]
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