NIST Drafts Mobile App Security Guidelines
National Institute for Standards and Technology issues first draft of guidelines intended to help federal agencies balance benefits and risks of third-party mobile apps.
Who Wins In Cloud Price Wars?
Short answer: not IT. Enterprises don't want bare-bones IaaS for the same reasons they don't buy $299 PCs at Wal-Mart. Providers must focus on support, not undercutting rivals.
US Military To Launch Open Source Academy
Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi will offer open source training and Linux certification for military personnel and civilians in groundbreaking new program.
US House Inspector General: IT Audit Activist
At the 2014 GRC Conference, House IG Theresa Grafenstine argues internal auditors must be more forward looking -- and explains why being exempt from regulations just makes her job harder.
NASA Mission: Cloud Governance
Here's how the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory addressed governance, risk, and compliance for its critical public cloud services.
12 STEM Resources For Young Women
Trying to fuel a young woman's interest in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? These 12 organizations actively help students pursue STEM-related careers.
Microsoft Enhances Office For iPad
Office for iPad includes better pivot table support and expanded presentation tools, but can it maintain momentum against free competitors?
How To Build A Federal Information Security Team
Federal security officers face many challenges building and maintaining an information security team. Here are some tips for putting together a group of employees that will protect your systems and data.
Bubblemania: Will We Party Like It's 1999?
Feverish tech activity is exciting and in many ways similar to 15 years ago. We aren't at dot-bomb levels of hysteria, but there's one big problem that may threaten growth.
NASA's Orion Spacecraft: 9 Facts
The Orion spacecraft gives NASA a ticket to deep space. Here's how NASA is preparing the spacecraft for a mission to visit an asteroid in 2025.