Enterprise Architecture

Where does the IT money go in 2013 budget proposal?

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient. Here's where 10 departments stand.

US energy systems have disaster written all over them

Bringing new, localized sources of energy online in a smart grid would help to create a resilient, independent energy system and could foil potential cyberattacks to boot.

Internet Society launches info hub for DNSSEC, IPv6

The Deploy360 site is an online resource for information on two transformative technologies being implemented globally on the Internet.

Rapid app response: Marines to embed development teams with deployed units

The Marine Corps is fleshing out a service-oriented architecture approach to help provide its deployed forces with rapidly developed command-and-control applications.

$10M offered for ideas on creating trusted online identities

NIST is making grants available for research that addresses technical and operational challenges to implementing the administration's National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.

State taps BI software to share criminal info, link other agencies

Oracle's platform helps Maryland create a single view of criminal justice data for federal, state and local crime fighters and extend business intelligence to other agencies, including the Education Department.

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.

Agile platform gives Army division a fast track to the cloud

The Army's Architecture Services Division within the Software Engineering Center has deployed a platform designed for the rapid development and migration of applications to a private cloud.

Army working to streamline networking efforts

The Army's new acquisition and evaluation process is beginning to show results as the service identifies shortcomings and rolls out new systems to troops.

White House: Tech standards are (mostly) industry's job

Standards will be created primarily by industry, but the government will still have a say in national priority areas such as cybersecurity, health care IT and clean energy.

Is it inevitable that Apple will take over the enterprise?

As evidenced by its record-shattering earnings report, Apple is making significant inroads in the enterprise. Could what was once an unimaginable prospect now be certain?

DISA knocks down defense network boundaries, makes them anew

DISA is changing the way it provides network and communications services to warfighters by focusing on forces operating in the most disadvantaged areas of the Defense Department's communications network.

DOD must trim, restructure network infrastructure

DOD's Deputy CIO Robert Carey says military networks, including 900 data centers, need to be cut and allowed to share data to achieve true efficiency levels and interoperability.

Could agencies' individual needs break FedRAMP?

Federal agencies tend to have specific requirements that could undercut the standardized approach of a program like the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program, industry experts say.

Is CIO confidence on FISMA compliance waning?

A majority of federal IT officials do not expect to meet OMB's September deadline for installing continuous monitoring systems, and top IT execs are most doubtful of all.

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