AUTHOR ARCHIVES

Results 11-20 of 197

Feds urged to set electronic voting standards

November 9, 2004 While political scientists likely will find additional evidence of voting problems in last week's presidential election, it is unlikely to overturn the outcome. But that should not dissuade government officials and others from doing all they can to improve a system full of vulnerabilities before the next election, an e-voting...

Agencies in race to smash supercomputing records

November 8, 2004 The race is on again to build the world's fastest supercomputer, and in the past two weeks, two efforts led by federal agencies have beaten the record that was held for two years by Japan. The developments bode well for U.S. international competitiveness, experts said, but there can be no...

Ridge statement sows confusion on cybersecurity chief

October 13, 2004 The technology industry stands behind its call for an assistant secretary for cybersecurity in the Homeland Security Department, even as confusion grows over what the department is planning. The department is backpedaling on Tuesday's comments from Homeland Secretary Secretary Tom Ridge that the cybersecurity position would be elevated to an...

Naming of interim cyber chief not the solution, industry says

October 6, 2004 The naming of an interim director for cybersecurity at the Homeland Security Department would not resolve larger problems of how the issue is addressed in the federal government, industry sources said Wednesday. Sources said the department internally circulated the announcement Tuesday that Donald "Andy" Purdy, the deputy director of the...

Federal officials declare visa delays nearly resolved

October 5, 2004 The problems that researchers and businessmen have experienced in getting visas to enter the United States since the 2001 terrorist attacks are all but resolved, Bush administration officials said Tuesday. "I think we have now solved many of the structural problems these [security] programs created," Stewart Verdery, a Homeland Security...

Official's departure revives push for promoting DHS cyber chief

October 5, 2004 The abrupt departure last week of Amit Yoran as a top cybersecurity official appears to have breathed new life into congressional efforts to elevate the position within the Homeland Security Department. Within hours after news Friday that Yoran, director of the department's national cybersecurity division, had quit with one day's...

Cybersecurity measures not likely in intelligence reform

September 28, 2004 After a week of at times acrimonious turf fighting about cybersecurity, it appears there will be only a small mention of the issue in a larger bill to reform the government's intelligence structure, congressional and private-sector sources said Tuesday. The bill being considered by various committees contains a provision that...

Panelists call for more work on cybersecurity, no mandates

September 28, 2004 Government and industry experts on Tuesday reinforced the industry mantra that regulation to improve cyber security would only do harm. But all agreed that more work needs to be done to adequately address computer-security problems. "I'm very concerned that we haven't gotten there yet," Chrisan Herrod, chief security officer at...

Officials closely watching AID electronic finance system

September 16, 2004 Government officials are carefully watching the implementation of a worldwide, electronic financial-management system at the U.S. Agency for International Development, and agency officials say the effort is on track to meet its deadline for completion next year. The effort to provide an immediate, integrated accounting system for AID missions worldwide...

Some in tech industry critical of Bush administration's cybersecurity efforts

September 3, 2004 The issue of cybersecurity has not reached a satisfactory level of prominence in the Bush administration for some observers in the technology industry, and an elevation of the issue before the November presidential election is not likely, sources say. "It's likely that we'll have to wait until after the election...

Thank you for subscribing to newsletters from GovExec.com.
We think these reports might interest you:

  • Sponsored by G Suite

    Cross-Agency Teamwork, Anytime and Anywhere

    Dan McCrae, director of IT service delivery division, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    Download
  • Data-Centric Security vs. Database-Level Security

    Database-level encryption had its origins in the 1990s and early 2000s in response to very basic risks which largely revolved around the theft of servers, backup tapes and other physical-layer assets. As noted in Verizon’s 2014, Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR)1, threats today are far more advanced and dangerous.

    Download
  • Sponsored by One Identity

    One Nation Under Guard: Securing User Identities Across State and Local Government

    In 2016, the government can expect even more sophisticated threats on the horizon, making it all the more imperative that agencies enforce proper identity and access management (IAM) practices. In order to better measure the current state of IAM at the state and local level, Government Business Council (GBC) conducted an in-depth research study of state and local employees.

    Download
  • Sponsored by Aquilent

    The Next Federal Evolution of Cloud

    This GBC report explains the evolution of cloud computing in federal government, and provides an outlook for the future of the cloud in government IT.

    Download
  • Sponsored by LTC Partners, administrators of the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program

    Approaching the Brink of Federal Retirement

    Approximately 10,000 baby boomers are reaching retirement age per day, and a growing number of federal employees are preparing themselves for the next chapter of their lives. Learn how to tackle the challenges that today's workforce faces in laying the groundwork for a smooth and secure retirement.

    Download
  • Sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise

    Cyber Defense 101: Arming the Next Generation of Government Employees

    Read this issue brief to learn about the sector's most potent challenges in the new cyber landscape and how government organizations are building a robust, threat-aware infrastructure

    Download
  • Sponsored by Aquilent

    GBC Issue Brief: Cultivating Digital Services in the Federal Landscape

    Read this GBC issue brief to learn more about the current state of digital services in the government, and how key players are pushing enhancements towards a user-centric approach.

    Download

When you download a report, your information may be shared with the underwriters of that document.