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Microsoft warns of zero-day attack

The vulnerability in XML Core Service, being actively exploited, affects all supported versions of Windows and Office 2003 and 2007.

NIST issues guide to fixing the holes in Bluetooth

The updated special publication offers guidance on countering threats to devices using Bluetooth, some versions of which provide only limited security.

IBM development package can boost mobile app security

The new portfolio lets organizations test and manage security for mobile apps across the software development life cycle.

NASA's shift to Web services model saving $1M a year

Using Amazon Web Services for cloud-based enterprise infrastructure has improved service to the agency and the public, CIO Linda Cureton says.

ICANN kicks off Internet's largest expansion in history

The publication of more than 2,000 potential new generic top-level domains begins a new era for the Internet.

Google vs. Apple map wars: Who loses?

Apple's move to kick Google Maps off of the iPhone and replace it with its own Maps product could have an impact on agency mapping apps -- and spell doom for TomTom.

Avaya rolls out new family of government networking services

A new family of network communications and data networking services will allow agencies to quickly upgrade and manage new applications and capabilities.

And the Intelligent City of the Year is…

Riverside was honored for its project to build a fiber network throughout the city.

Researchers find 'proof' of Flame-Stuxnet link

Kaspersky Lab says an early Stuxnet version used code from Flame; separate research reveals "world-class" crypto behind Flame's attack.

FAA moving 80,000 employees to Office 365

CSC will handle the transition, which aims to give the workforces secure access to enterprise apps from virtually any device.

Energy agency builds its own social network

DOE's National Nuclear Security Administration is utilizing cloud-based social networking tools to allow the NNSA’s workforce to collaborate and perform their tasks from any device, at any time.

9 lessons from federal IT reform

As the 25-point plan's 18-month deadline arrives, agencies' cloud migrations are about 80 percent complete and should begin reaping $100 million a year in savings.

NASA: Moving to mobile is win-win

Agency's CTO says mobile devices can allow for better productivity, increased data sharing with the public, support for BYOD, and even crowdsourcing app development.

Ray Bradbury inspired technology but also warned against it

The sci-fi writer's visionary works inspired generations of techies, but his view of the future, or the present, wasn't rosy.

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