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Thu, 2013-05-16 09:42 AM

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When Dell began nearly 30 years ago, it built its initial reputation as a lean-and-mean supplier of personal computers. Over the years, it expanded its portfolio to include desktops, laptops, servers...
Wed, 2013-05-08 03:48 PM
The Internet Crime Complaint Center, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center, announced on May 8 that it has received numerous reports of phishing attacks targeting...
Mon, 2013-05-06 11:22 AM
The U.S. Secret Service wants to extend by two or three months a contract it currently has with EMW, Inc., of Herndon, VA, for the company to continue providing mainframe and helpdesk support...
Wed, 2013-05-01 07:03 PM
Sunnyvale, CA-based Objectivity, Inc., a provider of object and graph databases, has announced that Georgetown University has selected its technologies to power big data analytics for addressing...
Wed, 2013-05-01 06:47 PM
As TSA makes the transition from its current OASIS blanket purchase agreement, for which the sole incumbent contractor is IBM Corp., to its new OASIS II blanket purchase agreement, on which IBM, BAE...
Tue, 2013-04-30 11:56 AM

Michelle Obama

Speaking at the White House Forum on Military Credentialing and Licensing, First Lady Michelle Obama announced on April 29 the “IT Training and Certification Partnership,” a new public-private...
Tue, 2013-04-30 10:42 AM

Meeting space at
U.S. Access Board

NIST’s information security and privacy advisory board, which advises the secretary of commerce and NIST director about security and privacy issues related to federal computer systems, will hold a...
Thu, 2013-04-25 04:59 PM
Following up on a record number of entries and a rousing awards dinner at the Washington, DC Convention Center in 2012, Government Security News has announced that its 2013 Homeland Security Awards...
Wed, 2013-04-24 12:44 PM
Symantec has been identified as the only possible software supplier and GTSI, of Herndon, VA, has been named as the only installation contractor that can provide “continuity of the services requested...
Tue, 2013-04-23 09:30 PM
The SANS Institute debuted on April 17 SANS CyberTalent Assessments, a new recruiting and talent management tool that helps to validate the skills of information security professionals. As part of a...
Tue, 2013-04-23 09:17 PM
A survey conducted recently by Lieberman Software Corp. revealed that more than 70 percent of IT security professionals would not be willing to bet $100 of their own money that their companies will...
Sun, 2013-04-21 06:04 PM
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will announce on April 22 that it intends to sponsor a new federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) to facilitate public-...

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Commentary and Opinions

By Dave EikeThe federal government's computer systems are perhaps the single greatest target of external hackers. No doubt, hackers are trying to penetrate federal computer networks as you read this....
By Jonathan McDonaldMany government organizations are charged with combating terrorism, identifying criminals and effectively applying immigration policies. All these activities require that persons...
By Andy HayterIf you look back through the history of malware, you can expect the bad guys to use special occasions such as holidays or major world events to trick unsuspecting end-users into doing...
By Chris Herndon As government organizations are becoming increasingly mobile and relying on on-the-go access to agency networks, they are finding themselves face-to-face with new, more sophisticated...
By Nathan McNeilIf there is anything we should have learned from the economic debacle of the last two years, it is that the status quo is not safe. And yet we continue building upon it until right...

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Millis, MA-based Kanguru Solutions, a manufacturer of secure IT storage solutions, has announced the addition of USB device control to its Kanguru Remote Management Console (KRMC). The company calls...
Reston, VA-based Input, which specializes in government business, has unveiled new research detailing adoption trends for cloud computing, virtualization, service-oriented architecture (SOA), open...
Rockville, MD-based Telvent reports that it is the first vendor selected to participate in a DHS supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) testing project to ensure critical IT security and...
Mobile Active Defense, LLC (M.A.D.) has announced the release of its patent-pending mobile firewall and contents filtering mechanisms that enforce controls based upon the physical location of the...
GammaTech Computer Corp., a manufacturer of notebook and tablet computers, has introduced the newest member to its line of cost-effective, high-performance rugged convertible notebook computers, the...