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  • Feds look to developers to improve big data, open source projects

    The vision behind the open source and big data initiatives underway in the federal government is far more ambitious than just a series of technology projects, but aims to further transparency, citizen engagement and achieve a major shift in agency culture.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin17 March 15 01:17
  • CIO of Defense Department Agency Cautions Against Rush to Cloud

    WASHINGTON -- For all the enthusiasm surrounding the government's move to the cloud -- and there's no shortage -- one prominent federal CIO is emphatic that cloud computing, for all its virtues, is no panacea for the government's technology challenges.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin13 Sept. 14 00:23
  • White House's new IT engineer is sharp, witty, and blunt

    If the White House learned one thing from the Healthcare.gov debacle, it was that the website needs clear-thinking people who can see a problem for what it is. Mikey Dickerson may just be that person.

    Written by Computerworld Staff13 Aug. 14 06:28
  • The Internet of Things brings far-reaching security threats

    Security pros routinely cite poor cyber hygiene as one of their top concerns. But if they're lying awake at night worried about lazy passwords and software updates going ignored, just think of the headaches that will come once thermostats, pacemakers and just about everything else comes online.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin08 Aug. 14 22:53
  • Why Health Data Is a Big Data Challenge

    There's no shortage of health data, and it's growing at a rapid clip, but experts in the field cite challenges around making that information useful, readable and relevant to the physicians and patients who need it most.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin06 June 14 22:40
  • 5 Things Cloud Providers Need to Know About Selling to the Government

    Selling cloud services to the federal government is a rigorous process. Documentation, not to the mention the word 'No,' play a big part. Here veterans of the FedRAMP cloud certification process share some tips and dispel some myths.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin04 March 14 17:17
  • Biggest risks in IPv6 security today

    Although IPv6 packets have started to flow, network engineers still tread lightly because of lingering security concerns. Here are the top six security risks in IPv6 network security today as voted by gogoNET members, a community of 95,000 network professionals.

    Written by Bruce Sinclair, CEO, gogo604 Nov. 13 20:33
  • Camera-smartphone combo aims to make driving safer

    A South Korean company has developed a smartphone and camera combo that it claims brings to any car some driving safety features typically found in only high-end automobiles.

    Written by Martyn Williams02 Oct. 13 05:49