Summer Worker Security
Temporary and summer workers offer the chance to increase production -- and increase your security risks. But taking on summer help also offers the opportunity to review, refresh and enhance your security policies and practices.
DISA Readies $5 Billion RFP Bundle
A raft of request for proposals will address Defense Information Systems Agency projects in provisioning, net operations, net assurance, and network maintenance.
DoD Updates Open Government Plan
Responding to feedback that previous versions lacked detail, the agency made some info about its transparency plan more accessible.
OMB Ends Cookie Ban
White House Pauses $3 Billion In IT Spending
The Office of Management and Budget is conducting a detailed review of high-risk IT projects and placing a temporary pause on billions allocated annually to financial systems.
NASA Radar To Study Gulf Oil Spill
The same technology used to detect the effect of a Mexican earthquake on the earth's surface will help determine how oil has penetrated ecological zones in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Ultimate In Mobile Storage Security
Mobile storage is a double-edged sword. Most small businesses can't work without the ability to take sensitive customer data outside the office from time to time.
Survey: SMBs Most Worried About Data Loss
According to a new survey by Symantec, small and midsize businesses worldwide are worried about data loss and cyberattacks more than other threats, and most plan to do something about it.
Printers, Copiers And Other Unexpected Vulnerabilities
When's the last time you updated and patched your printer's firmware -- if you ever have. Yet networked printers, copiers and other common workplace devices, including UPS backups and security cameras, can contain vulnerabilities that can put your business at risk.
Apple To Share User Location Data
HHS Establishes EHR Certification Program
The temporary certification will let healthcare organizations qualify their electronic health record systems and receive incentive payments through the Department of Health and Human Services.
Acer Updates Aspire One Laptops
AMD chips power all four lightweight laptops introduced by Acer; the pair with Atom processors have a claimed eight-hour battery life and the pair with Athlon II Neo processors top six hours.
California IT Security Chief Resigns
Mark Weatherford, the second top manager in California's IT department to depart in the last two months, is leaving for an electric power industry group.
Superhighway To Hell
Internet Evolution founder Stephen Saunders believes everything you think you know about the future of the Internet is wrong. Read why, and join our discussion by leaving a comment at the bottom of his open letter to readers.