Fed Tech Roundup August 25

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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Scott Frohman Joins SAS as Federal Sales Director; Karen Terrell Comments Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms CIO Announces Exit – Nextgov NASA Extends Contract for Training Facility Support at Johnson Space Center Holgate to depart ATF – FCW.com (blog) […]

Fed Tech Roundup August 5

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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Contract to Notify and Protect OPM Hack Victims Now Out – Nextgov Questions Your Federal Agency Should Ask About Next-Gen Firewalls – FedTech Magazine Top feds talk agile – FCW.com NYC to refine body camera policies – GCN.com […]

Fed Tech Roundup August 4

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The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from FedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Kicking the Tires: Verisign DNS Firewall US Officials Warn That Medical Devices Are Vulnerable to Hackers – Nextgov Hackers Deface a Trump Website in Tribute to Jon Stewart Software vulnerability – Nextgov Census Plans 2016 Test Run to […]

The Digital Risk Reduction Act of 2015

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Are you looking for ideas on how to improve the security of federal systems? Cognitio’s founders have been responsible for guarding some of the world’s hardest-to-penetrate networks, including the classified systems that lets case officers in hostile countries communicate with headquarters in the United States, and the networks that provide real-time information to battlefield commanders […]

The Technology Related Content of the President’s State of the Union Address (software developers/coders mentioned for first time in any SOTU)

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The 2015 State of the Union address was full of technology related content. Here are key takeaways from the perspective of a CTO: The President showed respect for something many American’s may not have heard of, but you dear readers know very well: Coding! In the context of education he remarked that “we’re connecting community […]

The Final DATA Act: Here’s What It Means, Here’s What It’ll Do

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Editor’s note: Hudson Hollister is the executive director of the data transparency coalition. His insightful update below covers issues of interests to technologists in and out of government. -bg Sweeping change and open data are dawning for U.S. federal spending. On Thursday 10 April 2014 the U.S. Senate passed the DATA Act — unanimously. In […]