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12/13/2010
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Top 10 Government Stories Of 2010

In 2010, the government turned to technology as a way to cut costs and improve efficiencies, an approach that worked in some cases but backfired in others. Like their associates in the public sector, government executives and IT professionals saw some big wins -- and headaches -- over the past 12 months. In some cases, cities or agencies were able to save money and boost productivity by adopting technologies such as cloud computing, by centralizing contracts, and reducing energy consumption thro
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The National Security Agency unveiled plans to build a one million square feet, $1.5 billion cybersecurity data center in the Utah salt flats near Salt Lake City. The center, which will house the highly-classified Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative designed during the Bush years, was announced by Glenn Gaffney, NSA's deputy director of national intelligence for collection, at the Utah state capitol. Utah Governor Gary Herbert and Sens. Orrin Hatch, (R-Utah), and Robert Bennett, (R-Utah) joined him. The center, which will employ between 100 and 200 people when fully operational, will provide "critical support to national cybersecurity priorities," according to the NSA, which would not disclose further details.

SEE ALSO:

Army Awards $1.2 Billion NSA Data Center Contract

Top Military Official Outlines Pentagon's Cyber Strategy

NSA Launches Infrastructure Cybersecurity Program

NSA To Build $1.5 Billion Cybersecurity Data Center

NSA Using Cloud Model For Intelligence Sharing

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