News & Commentary
Content tagged with PC & Servers posted in January 2005
Technology's Foot Soldiers Are The Key To Homeland Security
Commentary  |  1/26/2005  | 
It's not hard to find someone, even in government, who agrees that 9/11 could have been prevented. It's also not hard to find someone, even in government, who agrees that data-sharing projects underway to correct the intelligence lapses that enabled 9/11 are moving slowly. A year here, 18 months there, and throw in some overpriced, overdue technology. All of this would make me very nervous if it wasn't for some very dedicated people I've met lately.
Feds Raise Caution Flag On VoIP Phone Systems
Commentary  |  1/26/2005  | 
Thinking of deploying a VoIP phone system to save money? A federal agency charged with promoting technology says you should proceed cautiously because of security risks when deploying VoIP phone systems.
Can Business And Government Speak The Same Language?
Commentary  |  1/13/2005  | 
The Homeland Security Department's National Infrastructure Advisory Council Tuesday held its first meeting since President Bush's November reelection. After a first term largely spent getting its arms around just how much of the nation's critical infrastructure - energy utilities, manufacturing and transportation facilities, telecommunication and data networks, and financial services - is run by private-sector companies, NIAC is now looking for a way to motivate these companies to improve both p
The Data Miner
Commentary  |  1/12/2005  | 
Homeland Security Secretary-designate Michael Chertoff is a big advocate of data mining as a tool to identify terrorists.
New Math: D.C. Style
Commentary  |  1/10/2005  | 
The federal government has it's own type of math, at least when it comes to IT salaries.

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