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

09/28/2012

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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/28/uspto-ask-patents-crowd-sourcing-peer-review.aspx

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

09/20/2012

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 ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/20/xml-explainer-gov-format-of-choice.aspx

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

09/20/2012

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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/20/inl-sophia-industrial-control-system-security-tool.aspx

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

09/19/2012

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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/19/gpo-xml-publishing.aspx

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

09/10/2012

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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/10/aurora-attackers-zero-day-exploits.aspx

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

09/04/2012

... 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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/04/cybereye-java-exploit-industrialization-of-malware.aspx

Ten IT projects emphasizing information sharing, end user services and military communications win 2012 GCN Awards for project excellence. -- GCN

08/17/2012

Close this Advertisement ... Google ... Its technology is also elegantly lean: Web 2.0 technologies, including JavaScript and XML, and a tight integration with Facebook and Twitter that enables users to connect with and be supported by peers.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/17/2012-gcn-award-winners-and-honorable-mentions.aspx

Unmanned blimp, home from Afghanistan, being tested on the Arizona-Mexico border -- GCN

08/16/2012

Linkedin ... Former wartime blimp refitted for border surveillance ... Drones aren’t the only unmanned military aircraft returning from overseas to find ... During these difficult times of limited budgets, cooperation and coordination between ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/16/cbp-aerostats-unmanned-blimps-border-surveillance.aspx

Cloud computing forces agency IT shops to consider rebuilding IT architectures from scratch -- GCN

08/09/2012

You can import data via XML feeds into a variety of new cloud-based databases, available from both traditional players (Microsoft SQL Azure and Oracle Database Cloud ) or other players such as MongoDB, Cassandra and CouchDB, which tend to be ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/06/internaut-rebuilding-agency-it-architectures.aspx

A glimpse at Microsoft's new Office 15 hints at features addressing collaboration and cloud integration that could give government agencies a reason to the new suite. -- GCN

07/19/2012

You know, we gotta get to that whole reusable content XML thing. ... But NOT like Microsoft does XML in it's current office tools where the tags break up text into individual letters and comprise around 10 times more of the total file size ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/19/early-impression-of-microsoft-office-2013.aspx

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

09/28/2012

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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/28/uspto-ask-patents-crowd-sourcing-peer-review.aspx

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

09/20/2012

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 ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/20/xml-explainer-gov-format-of-choice.aspx

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

09/20/2012

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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/20/inl-sophia-industrial-control-system-security-tool.aspx

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

09/19/2012

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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/19/gpo-xml-publishing.aspx

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

09/10/2012

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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/10/aurora-attackers-zero-day-exploits.aspx

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

09/04/2012

... 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.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/09/04/cybereye-java-exploit-industrialization-of-malware.aspx

Ten IT projects emphasizing information sharing, end user services and military communications win 2012 GCN Awards for project excellence. -- GCN

08/17/2012

Close this Advertisement ... Google ... Its technology is also elegantly lean: Web 2.0 technologies, including JavaScript and XML, and a tight integration with Facebook and Twitter that enables users to connect with and be supported by peers.

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/17/2012-gcn-award-winners-and-honorable-mentions.aspx

Unmanned blimp, home from Afghanistan, being tested on the Arizona-Mexico border -- GCN

08/16/2012

Linkedin ... Former wartime blimp refitted for border surveillance ... Drones aren’t the only unmanned military aircraft returning from overseas to find ... During these difficult times of limited budgets, cooperation and coordination between ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/16/cbp-aerostats-unmanned-blimps-border-surveillance.aspx

Cloud computing forces agency IT shops to consider rebuilding IT architectures from scratch -- GCN

08/09/2012

You can import data via XML feeds into a variety of new cloud-based databases, available from both traditional players (Microsoft SQL Azure and Oracle Database Cloud ) or other players such as MongoDB, Cassandra and CouchDB, which tend to be ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/08/06/internaut-rebuilding-agency-it-architectures.aspx

A glimpse at Microsoft's new Office 15 hints at features addressing collaboration and cloud integration that could give government agencies a reason to the new suite. -- GCN

07/19/2012

You know, we gotta get to that whole reusable content XML thing. ... But NOT like Microsoft does XML in it's current office tools where the tags break up text into individual letters and comprise around 10 times more of the total file size ...

http://gcn.com/articles/2012/07/19/early-impression-of-microsoft-office-2013.aspx