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Paul McCloskey

In federal digital plan, sharing is the hardest part

The call for shared services -- not mobile or social media technologies -- may be the most disruptive part of the administration's new digital government strategy.

FedRAMP aims to authorize 3 cloud providers by year's end

The three CSPs applied for accreditation on the day the program officially launched.

IPv6 traffic shoots up on World Launch Day; dot-gov domains join in

IPv6-enabled resources and traffic increased significantly June 6, the day set by the Internet Society to jump-start adoption. More than 130 U.S. government domains took part with no problems.

On World IPv6 Launch Day, governments in the cockpit

One-third of respondents in a new survey have deployed or are deploying the next generation of Internet Protocols, with government adoption even higher.

Invincea Enterprise Edition Browser

Make your browser invincible

The Invincea Browser can record malware activity while operating from a safe, virtual environment.

Group offers 5 steps to federal IT reform

The SIIA guide calls for a comprehensive road map, changes to culture, and easier entry for small businesses.

Are people ready to vote in their pajamas?

The core technology to ensure secure online voting exists, but end-to-end accountability must extend to the home.

FedRAMP about to hit the streets

The program to help ensure security as agencies move to the cloud will begin operating this week, federal CIO Steve VanRoekel says.

Flame spyware used forged Microsoft certificates

Redmond issued an emergency update, saying some of Flame's techniques could be used in more widespread attacks.

NASA buys into consuming cloud services

NASA is shifting its emphasis away from developing cloud services and toward being a “smart consumer” of commercial cloud services,

Latest in Army training: How to write your own apps

As a part of its broader mobile device efforts, the Army has begun training efforts to teach soldiers how to write their own apps and then make them available for download.

San Diego turns over app development to CGI

The move will free up core IT staff to focus on citizen-facing services; create efficient operations and cut costs.

UN regulation of Internet: 'The threat is real'

Opposition to proposals to extend international regulations to the Internet is bipartisan and seemingly unanimous across U.S. government and industry.

New commission aims to help government tap into big data

Group's leaders say innovation in using data is key to boosting U.S. competitiveness.

Microsoft unveils Office 365 for Government

Built to the same security standards as Office 365 for Enterprises, the cloud platform includes Exchange Online, Lync Online, SharePoint Online and Office Professional Plus.

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