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US House Inspector General: IT Audit Activist
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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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.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/20/2014
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4 Tips: Protect Government Data From Mobile Malware
Julie M. Anderson, Managing Director, Civitas Group
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Mobile malware continues to proliferate, particularly on Android devices. These four steps help counter the threat.
By Julie M. Anderson Managing Director, Civitas Group, 8/20/2014
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Cybersecurity: How Involved Should Boards Of Directors Be?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Security audit groups ISACA and IIA weigh in on what role the board of directors should play in an enterprise's cybersecurity strategies.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/19/2014
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Gamification's Failure: A Lack Of Real Life Wins
E. Kelly Fitzsimmons, Co-founder, HarQen
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Gamification will finally meet its promise when we can deliver a dose of the blissful productivity gamers feel, rather than just a badge.
By E. Kelly Fitzsimmons Co-founder, HarQen, 8/18/2014
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US Digital Service: Key To Making Government Agile?
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Effort to apply the lessons of HealthCare.gov is praiseworthy, but may not get at the root cause of problems with digital government services.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/14/2014
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Presidential Records Management Directive: It Takes A Village
Sue Trombley, Managing Director, Thought Leadership, Iron Mountain
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Agencies will need to draw from varied resources to meet the deadline for digitally archiving federal government records by 2019.
By Sue Trombley Managing Director, Thought Leadership, Iron Mountain, 8/14/2014
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In Hybrid Clouds, Mind The Details
Don Magrogan, CTO, Fusion PPT
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Integrating your private cloud with public clouds can provide agility, security, and control. But getting the minutia right is daunting.
By Don Magrogan CTO, Fusion PPT, 8/14/2014
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NASA Mission: Cloud Governance
Henry Kenyon,
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Here's how the space agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory addressed governance, risk, and compliance for its critical public cloud services.
By Henry Kenyon , 8/13/2014
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Gartner Magic Quadrant: NetScout Says Secret Is Green
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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After Gartner analysts rank NetScout only a "challenger," Netscout files lawsuit alleging Gartner's rankings involve pay for play. Let's examine both sides of this street.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/13/2014
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Cyber Risk Dashboards: False Sense Of Control?
(ISC)2 Writers Bureau,
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Federal programs promoting the use of risk dashboards can boost real-time visibility, but only if they are used correctly.
By (ISC)2 Writers Bureau , 8/12/2014
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Healthcare Big Data: Blessing And Curse
Paul Cerrato,
Commentary
Interpreting government-released healthcare data correctly will pose a massive challenge for analysts, policy makers, and pundits.
By Paul Cerrato , 8/12/2014
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Federal Open Source Is Messy – And That's OK
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Open source projects like the National Library of Medicine's Pillbox show potential of open innovation -- including competition with projects started elsewhere.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/8/2014
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Wanted: Honest Algorithms For Voter Redistricting
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Why can't a simple formula replace the politically charged gerrymandering that's skewing our election processes?
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/7/2014
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Minnesota Claims $27.4 Million In IT Savings
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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Legislative mandate to consolidate IT services has produced results, state leaders say.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/7/2014
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12 STEM Resources For Young Women
Susan Nunziata, Community Editor
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Trying to fuel a young woman's interest in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? These 12 organizations actively help students pursue STEM-related careers.
By Susan Nunziata Community Editor, 8/6/2014
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White House Showcases Disaster Response Tools
Patience Wait,
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Government encourages collaboration between tech, first responder communities.
By Patience Wait , 8/4/2014
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GAO Pushes Better Reporting Of Federal Grants Data
William Welsh, Contributing Writer
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OMB must strengthen guidance related to federal grants and loans to ensure maximum transparency and reliability of key financial data, says GAO.
By William Welsh Contributing Writer, 8/4/2014
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Cloud Tools Help Military Vets, Spouses Find Jobs
Stacy Bayton, COO & Operations Manager, MSCCN & CASY
Commentary
A nonprofit organization taps the power of the cloud to help returning service members and military spouses find long-term employment.
By Stacy Bayton COO & Operations Manager, MSCCN & CASY, 8/4/2014
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Microsoft Privacy Case: What's At Stake?
Michael Endler, Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com
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A ruling that Microsoft must turn over emails in a foreign data center could cost US businesses billions and make a mess of international law, experts say.
By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/2/2014
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3D Manufacturing: New Weapon For US Economy
Samir Shah, CEO, 4 AXYZ Inc.
Commentary
We can turn a hobby into real economic power if we start using 3D on an industrial scale.
By Samir Shah CEO, 4 AXYZ Inc., 8/1/2014
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