Data Management


New rules of cyber-crime engagement needed to protect US now

Targeted cyber crime threats are on the rise and cause real concern for U.S. national security secrets, intell chiefs testified at a recent Senate hearing.

Cyber bill strong on info sharing, light on privacy protections

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act encourages public/private sharing of threat information, but contains few restrictions on the data shared and no protection for individual privacy.

OMB pushing agencies to streamline the federal domain

Improving the findability of information is a key motivator for the Obama administration's effort to reduce the number of government websites.

4 search engine snags and their satisfying solutions

Users have a hard time finding government information on the Web. Remedying the situation requires a mix of technical and information design skills.

IG: NARA e-records archive missing vital Google-like search capability

As the National Archives' electronic archives moves into operational mode in October, its lack of a full text-based search option could frustrate users. But can it be fixed?

GCN Award winners emphasize teamwork and the next generation

As a black-tie crowd of government and industry IT luminaries gathered at the GCN Awards Gala, common themes were teamwork, public service and the important contributions of the younger generation.

CDC tracking system streamlines vaccine supply chain

CDC's Vaccine Tracking System will integrate all the pieces of the vaccine supply chain, from the purchase of vaccine from manufacturers to the final distribution of the vaccine to health providers.

UAV full-motion video changes the face of intelligence

Full-motion video from unmanned aircraft systems has proved a tremendous benefit to intelligence gathering in war zones.

To survive tight budgets, states must collaborate, new NASCIO president says

Oregon CIO Dugan Petty says collaboration should extend to federal and city agencies. His other priorities: cloud computing and IT acquisition reform.

Electronic discovery tools

Electronic discovery software and tools facilitate access and retrieval of data and documents from different electronic sources in response to legal or regulatory discovery requirements.

For IT shops, the future is data, not devices

The focus on leveraging 'big data' will drive agencies toward buying more pre-integrated IT solutions.

Army moves to expand ground signals intell system

The Army's intelligence arm is building combat muscle as the service readies to expand the mobile Prophet Enhanced ground signals intelligence system that it says is proving vital through its flexibility and mobility on the battlefield.