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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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USA.gov, Data.gov Take Flight to the Cloud

January 24, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow This article has been updated with new information from GSA The General Services Administration has begun the process of moving its public Web presence to a unified cloud, according to a press release from CGI Federal, which won the $21 million five-year contract for the transition. Among the cloud-bound sites...

Queue Up the Next Social Media Town Hall -- On Google+ Now

January 23, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The White House plans to follow up the president's Tuesday State of the Union address with a "State of the Union interview" with the president conducted on Google Plus next Monday. The White House just signed on to the search giant's new social networking site on Friday though President Obama's...

GSA course aims to train government social media leaders

January 23, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Every federal agency could benefit from engaging more on social media, but different agencies ought to engage in different ways, said Gadi Ben-Yehuda, who will be teaching a 12-week government-sponsored course beginning in February. Social media engagement can run the gamut from taking public input on new policies through Twitter,...

USAID plans to map all its spending data in some countries

January 19, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow stock.xchng The U.S. Agency for International Development's new GeoCenter is working on a project to geographically code all agency program sites in selected countries with financial and other data, Administrator Raj Shah said Thursday. USAID gathered spending data for most of its programs onto a public database in September 2011...

A Space Treaty for the Junk Age

January 18, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The State and Defense departments plan to work with European Union officials to develop an "international code of conduct" to govern activities in outer space, the American Forces Press Service reported Wednesday. The conduct code was prompted by the recent crash of a failed Russian Mars probe into the Pacific...

Shared services and 'bring your own device' policies top mobile dialogue

January 17, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Easy sharing, flexibility and common standards should be three major pillars of federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel's forthcoming mobile roadmap, according to an online dialogue among federal workers and the public. The 10-day dialogue, which closes Friday, is aimed at helping officials flesh out the bare-bones mobile strategy that...

Kundra Joins Cloud Provider Salesforce.com

January 16, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Former federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra is the new executive vice president of emerging markets at Salesforce.com, the cloud provider and government contractor announced Monday. Kundra, who was the nation's first official CIO, left government in August to take a fellowship at Harvard University. While in office, Kundra bemoaned...

White House hopes new website will help create jobs

January 13, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The Obama administration is building a new online presence to empower job creators with the information -- and financing -- they need to reverse the nation's unemployment figures. Business.USA.gov will be aimed at simplifying the ocean of economic-related information floating throughout the dot-gov domain, administration officials said Friday. With unemployment...

VanRoekel: Mobile roadmap will focus on streamlining acquisitions

January 13, 2012 FROM NEXTGOV arrow A cross-government team already has put together the rough draft of a government mobile roadmap that will streamline how agencies buy smartphones and tablets and how they use those devices to accomplish internal goals and communicate with the public, federal Chief Information Officer Steven VanRoekel said at a luncheon Friday....

White House hopes new website will help create jobs

January 13, 2012 The Obama administration is building a new online presence to empower job creators with the information -- and financing -- they need to reverse the nation's unemployment figures. Read the whole story at Nextgov.com.

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