ISPs and others are unofficially sounding the alarm in the event that a US government agency is seeking access to user records. Here's why this matters to IT.By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 3/4/20151 Comment | Read | Post a Comment
The FCC is slated to approve a controversial plan for net neutrality -- but that won't be the end of the matter.By Joe Stanganelli Attorney, Beacon Hill Law, 2/26/20153 comments | Read | Post a Comment
AT&T, Verizon and other wireless network operators aren't happy with the FCC's proposed net neutrality rules, and they were quick to threaten legal action. By Eric Zeman , 2/5/20150 comments | Read | Post a Comment
You’re moving to the cloud, and you may think the hard part — the internal debates, politics, and budget calculating — is behind you. Unfortunately, most companies make some basic mistakes and assumptions that make their migration to the cloud significantly more difficult. Cloud expert Joe Masters Emison points them out so that you can avoid them.By Joe Masters Emison, CTO, BuildFax , 1/22/201510 comments | Read | Post a Comment
For six simulated space explorers, practicing for a Mars mission means never having a real-time conversation with anyone "back on Earth."By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/30/20140 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Maybe you didn't hear about these science and technology breakthroughs, from robots to space exploration. But they will be remembered 20 years from now.By John Barnes freelance writer, 12/23/201418 comments | Read | Post a Comment
The federal government continues to pour millions into redundant and bloated projects, critics say. Check out some of the worst offenders according to GAO. By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 12/12/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Comets and capsules grabbed top headlines, but robots racked up some firsts, the commercialization of space saw advances and setbacks, and the US prepared to resume manned space launches.By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare, 12/8/20143 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Let's move past 1990s regulations and preconceived notions about net neutrality and focus on modern ways to prevent anti-competitive behavior.By Jonathan Feldman CIO, City of Asheville, NC, 11/24/201426 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Philosophical debates over OpenStack vs. vCloud or OpenDaylight vs. Cisco ACI miss the point. For IT, ideological purity is neither possible nor desirableBy Kurt Marko Contributing Editor, 11/20/20148 comments | Read | Post a Comment
AOL, Apple, Dropbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo ask the US Senate to limit mass surveillance.By Thomas Claburn Editor at Large, Enterprise Mobility, 11/18/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Startups are using big, open data to power apps and tools designed to keep people healthier -- and we're not just talking about Watson.By Joel Gurin Senior Advisor, The Governance Lab, NYU, 11/18/20142 comments | Read | Post a Comment
What does the European Space Agency's amazing Philae probe landing tell us about where we are as a spacefaring civilization, where we're going, and how to get there?By John Barnes freelance writer, 11/13/201412 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?By Michael Endler Associate Editor, InformationWeek.com, 11/13/20147 comments | Read | Post a Comment
Time to Reconsider Enterprise Email StrategyCost, time, and risk. It's the demand trifecta vying for the attention of both technology professionals and attorneys charged with balancing the expectations of their clients and business units with the hard reality of the current financial and regulatory climate. Sometimes, organizations assume high levels of risk as a result of their inability to meet the costs involved in data protection. In other instances, it's time that's of the essence, as with a data breach.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
InformationWeek 2014 Hybrid Cloud SurveyMixing public and private can deliver the best of both cloud worlds for IT groups that can figure out where workloads work best and address potential security issues.