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Joseph Marks

Senior Correspondent Joseph Marks covers cybersecurity for Nextgov. He previously covered cybersecurity for Politico, intellectual property for Bloomberg BNA and federal litigation for Law360. He covered government technology for Nextgov during an earlier stint at the publication and began his career at Midwestern newspapers covering everything under the sun. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and a master’s in international affairs from Georgetown University.
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Recovery Board Unveils New Tool to Analyze Stimulus Spending

June 17, 2011 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The government's chief watchdog for stimulus spending rolled out a new tool Thursday that allows users to compare stimulus dollars spent with jobs data and other metrics. The Recovery Explorer tool also can display data at the national, state, county and congressional district level and organize it by fiscal year,...

Warner Introduces DATA Act in the Senate

June 16, 2011 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., on Thursday introduced the Senate version of legislation aimed at creating a single oversight board for federal spending data, which would be posted on a single website. The Act appears to be identical to companion legislation Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., introduced Monday in the House called...

House Panel Bumps up E-Gov Fund

June 16, 2011 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Members of a House Appropriations panel seem to have allocated $13 million to the fiscal 2012 e-government fund, which pays for open government technology initiatives. The uncertainty comes from the fact that the e-gov fund is combined with the Office of Citizen Services budget, and it's difficult to see how...

Experts say security concerns about cloud computing are overstated

June 16, 2011 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Think tank and industry experts downplayed widespread security concerns surrounding a government transition to cloud computing Thursday, saying the cloud may actually be safer than traditional storage of government information in federally owned data centers. Technology has been developed, though not widely implemented, that allows cloud storage providers to host...

First-ever federal CIO to leave post in August

June 16, 2011 FROM NEXTGOV arrow This story has been updated Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, the first person to hold that post, will leave later this summer to take a fellowship at Harvard University, the White House said Thursday. Kundra will be a joint fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Berkman Center...

From Nextgov: Experts say security concerns about cloud computing are overstated

June 16, 2011 Think tank and industry experts downplayed widespread security concerns surrounding a government transition to cloud computing Thursday, saying the cloud may actually be safer than traditional storage of government information in federally owned data centers. Read the full story on Nextgov.

Influential federal CIO to step down

June 16, 2011 This story has been updated Federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra, the first person to hold that post, will leave later this summer to take a fellowship at Harvard University, the White House said Thursday. Kundra will be a joint fellow at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Berkman Center...

Sunsetting the British Web Empire

June 15, 2011 FROM NEXTGOV arrow From empire to dissolution to the Dr. Who franchise, there's little America has done that the English haven't done first. So too, it seems, with an unstoppable proliferation of government websites. Federal Chief Performance Officer Jeffrey Zients sent a memo to executive department and agency heads Monday bemoaning the government's...

Executive feds are smartphone savvy, but lag on tablets

June 15, 2011 FROM NEXTGOV arrow One-third of senior federal executives use their personal smartphones and laptop computers to conduct agency business, according to a recent survey by the Government Business Council, Government Executive Media Group's research division. More than three-fourths of high-ranking government officials use agency-issued smartphones, and more than 70 percent use agency-issued laptops....

From Nextgov: Executive feds are smartphone savvy, but lag on tablets

June 15, 2011 One-third of senior federal executives use their personal smartphones and laptop computers to conduct agency business, according to a recent survey by the Government Business Council, Government Executive Media Group's research division. Read the whole story at Nextgov.com.

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