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    CGI Federal gets FedRAMP stamp of approval

    Company becomes the second provider, and first large one, certified as meeting federal standards for security assessment, authorization and continuous monitoring.

  • Earthquake rescuer

    Video streaming to be part of public safety toolkit?

    Researchers are pursuing programming techniques to make ad hoc rescue networks in remote locations robust enough to carry video and other multi-media streams.

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  • Gun shop owner in his store

    Better gun checks require better IT systems

    The debate over stricter gun control laws could be moot if the agencies charged with managing firearms registration don't improve their IT systems.

  • Doctor pointing at computer screen

    W.Va.'s online survey preps move to health exchange

    Preparing for the new provisions of the Affordable Care Act that will kick in next year, West Virginia has introduced an online survey to judge how ready its health care practitioners are for the coming changes.

  • NCS Technologies Bunker XRV-5241

    Rugged server parachutes into military, first responder market

    NCS Technologies announces its rugged, short-depth Bunker XRV-5241 server, which when packaged could be deployed via parachute.

  • Conference attendees register at hotel

    GSA goes online to teach feds how to travel

    GSA unveils travel training courses with the assistance of D.C.-based Blackboard aimed at instructing all federal workers how to behave while on travel status.

  • People in an airport concourse

    TSA looking to expand analytics war chest

    The Transportation Security Agency awards a contract for big data analysis as it pursues other screening technologies.

  • Dirty restuarant kitchen

    Cities partner with Yelp to post restaurant health ratings

    San Francisco is posting restaurants' health score data on Yelp, New York will do the same soon, and other cities could follow.

  • College student with laptop and smartphone

    6 IT trends to watch on campus in 2013

    Universities will need to bolster wireless networks, accommodate all kinds of mobile devices and learn to use big data to their advantage, experts say.

  • Doctor and nurse reviewing paper patient records

    NIST seeks secure platform for health IT exchanges

    The agency wants a secure, usable and comprehensive security platform that would help health care providers exchange electronic information.