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Security weaknesses 'pervade' EPA systems, audit finds

Lack of an overall information security policy has resulted in pervasive weaknesses in the agency's security.

Charge, sync, ship multiple iPads

If you're a government IT manager who needs to be sure everyone's iPads are ready and charged for the big meeting, consider this solution.

Flash memory arrays built for large data stores, fast transfers

The Nimbus Gemini can handle 1 petabyte of weekly data writes without a loss of performance, along with 12 gigabits/sec transfer speeds and over 1 million input/output operations/sec.

As BYOD gains fed acceptance, assume devices been hacked, protect the data

There's no one-size-fits-all solution, but it's just a matter of time before secure plans are in place, a CIO panel says.

Va mobile app opens up procurement opportunities

The for the state’s electronic procurement system (eVA) will make it easier to track business opportunities with government agencies in the state.

DARPA's Plan X: Cyber warfare on autopilot

The classified program is looking to develop automated tools for cyber defense and attack.

GSA's fed website tutorials rack up $1.3M in agency savings

GSA's First Fridays program helps agencies build customer-focused websites that help the public get information and save agencies money.

CBP puts $100M into sensors to track drug smugglers flying ultralights

The system, to be operated at border stations and in remote areas, is intended to thwart a growing threat.

USDA expects to manage 100,000 mobile devices

The department's planned Next Generation Mobility solution will manage mobile devices, applications and security.

Dell unveils desktop virtualization tool for feds

Enterprise-class solution helps agencies manage “geographic sprawl” through greater mobility and ability to power almost any device virtually anywhere.

Free app brings the database to iPhones, iPads

FileMaker Go 12 will display your database optimally for mobile devices, though only for those running iOS.

Data storage shortage forces DEA to drop prosecutions, reports say

With only 40T of storage agencywide, a prosecutor drops a long-running case that has amassed some two terabytes of data, along with more than 400,000 documents.

FBI to open facial recognition searches to police nationwide

A pilot project that started in Michigan will give police in in several states access to a database of nearly 13 million mug shots.

Flash memory in government data centers? The pros and cons.

IBM's purchase of Texas Memory Systems raises the possibility that we'll be seeing flash in government data centers before too long. What are the advantages?

Software in some FDA laptops tracks employees’ activities

Reportedly concerned about unauthorized disclosures, FDA officials installed monitoring software on some scientists’ laptops. The scientists say the action is in retaliation for blowing the whistle.