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Aliya Sternstein

Senior Correspondent Aliya Sternstein reports on cybersecurity and homeland security systems. She’s covered technology for more than a decade at such publications as National Journal's Technology Daily, Federal Computer Week and Forbes. Before joining Government Executive, Sternstein covered agriculture and derivatives trading for Congressional Quarterly. She’s been a guest commentator on C-SPAN, MSNBC, WAMU and Federal News Radio. Sternstein is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
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From Nextgov.com: Industry sees promise in open government contests

March 11, 2010 The White House's push for agencies to dangle prize money in front of the public to solve the government's problems should jump-start creativity, according to some information technology contractors. Read the full story on Nextgov.com.

Industry sees promise in open government contests

March 11, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow 031110whitehouseNGins(Mar. 11) - stock.xchng The White House's push for agencies to dangle prize money in front of the public to solve the government's problems should jump-start creativity, according to some information technology contractors. The White House late Monday released a memorandum explaining how agencies can legally coordinate contests to solicit ...

Point of No Return

March 10, 2010 Congress must choose between limiting the federal information technology budget to reduce the deficit and boosting investments to yield greater returns in the future. President Obama has urged replacing 20-year-old agency IT systems with newer technologies as well as outsourcing operations to Web-based providers. Both approaches could pay off in ...

From Nextgov.com: FDA to regulate online drug promotions

March 10, 2010 The Food and Drug Administration plans to issue this year proposals regulating prescription advertisements on the Internet, and the agency likely will not differentiate between social media tools, FDA officials said on Tuesday. Read the full story on Nextgov.com.

FDA to regulate online drug promotions

March 10, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Food and Drug Administration plans to issue this year proposals regulating prescription advertisements on the Internet, and the agency likely will not differentiate between social media tools, FDA officials said on Tuesday. Since November 2009, the pharmaceutical industry has pushed FDA to allow companies to promote medical information about ...

White House details how agencies should legally organize contests

March 9, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The White House released guidance late Monday on how agencies can legally arrange contests to seek ideas for using technology to open government. Options include operating the competition under federal acquisition rules when the payment is for a good or service that benefits the government; contracting with a third party ...

From Nextgov.com: Regulations could bog down financial system modernization

March 5, 2010 The Obama administration's plan to modernize financial systems governmentwide could hit regulatory speed bumps, according to an analyst who monitors government spending. Read the full story on Nextgov.com.

Regulations could bog down financial system modernization

March 5, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Obama administration's plan to modernize financial systems governmentwide could hit regulatory speed bumps, according to an analyst who monitors government spending. The U.S. Government 2009 Financial Report, released on Feb. 26, said agencies must reconsider expensive, long-term investments in favor of shorter-term, more efficient information technology solutions that rely ...

From Nextgov.com: Wiki in the works for sharing safest travel routes in Afghanistan

March 4, 2010 The Office of the Director of National Intelligence is building a wiki-like network in Afghanistan to help nonmilitary personnel navigate treacherous terrain safely, a top DNI official said on Thursday. Read the full story on Nextgov.com

NIH's ID system could be start of single sign on for government services

March 4, 2010 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Researchers and other visitors to Web sites operated by the National Institutes of Health now can speed through the once arduous process of accessing privacy-protected pages on multiple sites by entering a single password one time. NIH is one of the first federal agencies to take advantage of the OpenID ...