GPO strategy: Publishing from any source, in any format -- GCN


Linkedin ... Facebook ... In an environment in which most documents are created, transmitted and consumed ... Replacement of MicroComp, a 30-year old composition system that does not support the Extended Markup Language (XML) data standard.

Austin opens its books via financial portal -- GCN


Close this Advertisement ... Read more about the top agency projects and executive award winners. ... APO uses Oracle database tables for the data, a ColdFusion/Javascript front end, an XML transaction interface and Windows VMWare servers.

GPO pilot puts historical Treasury records online -- GCN


... ; PDF files, which are searchable and commonly used online; and Extensible Markup Language (XML) files, which contained useful cataloging and metadata. ... GPO used the Treasury’s XML document files, which required a minimum of additional ...

USDA SuperTracker app enlists data into health care battle -- GCN


As a public-facing system, the USDA team based SuperTracker on Web 2.0 technologies such as Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, usually called AJAX, to make it as robust and dynamic as possible, including integration with social networking ...

USPTO uses crowd-sourcing site to improve patent-approval process -- GCN


How crowdsourcing can help vet patent applications ... Submission of proposed prior art helps examiners determine whether the innovation in ... Users no longer had to translate applications into XML format but could simply attach a PDF file.

XML has become the government's go-to format for electronic documents -- GCN


Related story: New software gets GPO over the XML hurdle XML can foster interoperability and data sharing and has become the go-to format for ... XML uses Unicode text characters, and an XML parser passes the markup characters set off from ...

Energy lab's Sophia software sentry can help secure SCADA systems at utilities -- GCN


Energy lab develops Sophia to help secure SCADA systems ... New cybersecurity software developed by an Energy Department lab specifically for ... The program is available over an Internet browser via an XML application programming interface.

New software puts GPO over XML hurdle, streamlines publishing -- GCN


Emerging Technology New software gets GPO over the XML hurdle By William Jackson ... beginning the phased implementation of a new software system that will enable the direct formatting of XML documents for electronic and print publication.

Well-funded Aurora hackers have 'seemingly unlimited' zero-day exploits, Symantec report says -- GCN


Close this Advertisement ... Aurora gang steps up attacks, with 'seemingly unlimited' zero-day exploits ... The zero-day vulnerabilities exploited were holes in Adobe Flash (two), Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft XML Core Services.

Java exploit shows how professional and efficient hackers have become -- GCN


... threats and find open security holes by reading the XML standards documents. ... Any XML markup that controls software engines can often be made to abuse those engines ... XML implementations currently do a poor job of validating URL content.

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