Content tagged with Government - posted in June 2009 - InformationWeek
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posted in June 2009
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Air Force Names Cyberwarfare Commander
News  |  6/5/2009  | 
The 24th Air Force, which will likely be based at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, will focus exclusively on cyberwarfare as part of the larger Air Force Space Command.
FTC Shuts Down 'Worst ISP In U.S.'
News  |  6/4/2009  | 
Pricewert LLC is accused of hosting and actively distributing child pornography, malware, and spam.
Federal CIO Kundra Looks Forward To Data.Gov 2.0
News  |  6/4/2009  | 
The upgrades to the site, which will be available in a few months, will feature new ways to find and use data, including the ability to tag data sets.
Obama Administration Spreading Message Via Web 2.0
News  |  6/4/2009  | 
A number of federal agencies have found that it is most effective to get information to the public by using Twitter, blogs, and text messages.
6 Questions On GM's Bankruptcy For CIO Ralph Szygenda
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Szygenda anticipates changes to the IT budget and outsourcing contracts worth billions of dollars, while lifting the "historical weight of our heavy balance sheet."
Former Google Exec Faces Objections To Deputy CTO Appointment
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Two consumer groups object to Andrew McLaughlin's potential appointment, saying it would violate President Obama's ethics guidelines.
Homeland Security Keeping Central Cybersecurity Role
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
The department's operational responsibility won't be undercut by the cybersecurity coordinator, a DHS undersecretary nominee says.
Biden Touts Recovery Act In New York
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Veep says stimulus plan is creating and saving jobs in the Empire State and beyond.
Ohio Schools Use Business Intelligence To Improve Student Performance
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Nationwide Mutual Insurance is helping Columbus educators use BI tools to improve student achievement in core subjects, raise graduation rates, and create a road map for overall school reform.
China Knocked For Censoring Tiananmen Square Info
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
The People's Republic is blocking Web searches related to the historic protest, group charges.
FDA Strives For Transparency
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Food and Drug Administration is asking for public input in effort to open up.
Obama Re-Nominates FCC Commissioner To Stabilize Agency
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Decimated by the resignation of former chairman Kevin Martin, the FCC has been functioning with a skeleton staff of commissioners for months.
NIST Team Deeply Studying Cloud Computing
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
The cloud computing ambitions of federal CIO Vivek Kundra will likely only help to make NIST's work all the more important.
CSC To Integrate Public-Private Clouds
News  |  6/3/2009  | 
Service offerings will target government and private sector organizations.
Utility Leaders Want Larger States Role In Broadband Stimulus Funds
News  |  6/2/2009  | 
NARUC suggests states could help speed up the process to review the thousands of applications that are expected to pour in.
NASA Aims To Improve Orbital Re-Entry
News  |  6/2/2009  | 
The space agency launches a series of experiments as part of its quest for safer, more efficient space flight.
Homeland Security Names New Cybersecurity Officials
News  |  6/2/2009  | 
Philip Reitinger, who worked in cybersecurity for Microsoft and fought cybercrime for the Department of Justice, will help to coordinate cybersecurity efforts across the government.
Boston-Power Pursues Stimulus Funds For Battery Plant
News  |  6/1/2009  | 
Manufacturer of notebook cells is seeking more than $100 million for Massachusetts facility.
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