As the most recent operating agreement with ICANN comes to an end, the Commerce Department’s NTIA is assessing the progress in privatizing management of the Internet’s domain name and address system and the future direction of the effort.
Although agencies may be eager to post the information they may have about the swine flu outbreak on their Web sites, they should follow a few simple rules so that government information can be conveyed as clearly as possible to the public.
The Sunlight Foundation has announced the winners of a recent contest for mashup-styled applications that reuse legislative data in ways that can better inform the public.
The Open Geospatial Consortium is studying changes in the OpenGIS Web Services Common Standard, which specifies parameters and data structures used in Web operation requests and responses.
Interoperability of IT security products is necessary to secure networks, but a panel of government administrators concluded that it is people, not products, that often are the greatest barrier to sharing data.
NIST has created a channel on the video social networking site to increase the amount of information available to the public about its programs.
Lt. Gen. Keith Alexander told an audience at the RSA Conference that his agency has no designs on controlling the Internet.
Despite the growth in the use of digital certificates, passwords remain the most common credential for access control, and administrators need all the help they can get to manage them.
Despite its simple interface, Twitter can be a powerful tool for collaboration and communication.
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre has come up with a quick and dirty method for determining the impact of earthquakes — by tracking the geographic locations of visitors to its Web site.
Although the work is being done on a production network — the first use of IPv6 within a production Air Force network — traffic will be strictly for testing.
Steve Ressler talks about what's behind GovLoop, a social-networking site for government employees of all stripes.