Featured Government Content

  1. Invest In Your Company By Planning For 2015

    December has always been one of my favorite times of the year. I’ve found it to be a very hectic month in some ways and a quiet one in others.

  2. Government IT News For VARs — November 12, 2014

    In news this week, debunking some mobile security myths, federal cloud contract deficiencies could compromise investments, and Silk Road 2.0 is taken down. Also, IBM assists in the Ebola fight with its Open Data Repository, and a new survey reveals the top IT initiatives for 2015.

  3. TechAmerica Foundation Examines Federal Civil Agency IT Budgets At Its 2014 Conference

    On the second day of TechAmerica Foundation’s Vision Federal Market Forecast Conference, participants came together to examine ways to provide technological innovations and cost-effective solutions to cash-strapped federal civilian agencies.

  4. Disruptions From Cyberattack At White House Caused By Containment Efforts

    In the latest data breach to hit the headlines, hackers who may have been working for the Russian government managed to breach unclassified Executive Office of the President (EOP) computer networks at the White House, causing disruptions as attempts were made to secure the computers and related data, according to IT News.

  5. Government IT News For VARs — November 5, 2014

    In news this week, a Pew Study finds the impact of cyberattacks could worsen by 2025, and inspectors identified flawed federal cloud contract procedures. Also, the Veterans Administration (VA) is buckling down on cybersecurity and program management.

  6. New OMB Guidance Empowers DHS To Scan Civilian Networks Regularly

    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released guidance that gives The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) the authority to scan unclassified civilian systems and addresses for cyber threats, in part due to the agency’s recent inability to quickly respond to malware attacks like Heartbleed and Shellshock, according to FedTech Magazine.

  7. New Policies Could Prevent Law Enforcement From Accessing Mobile Device Data

    Director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation James Comey’s recent appearance on CBS News’ 60 Minutes provided a look at the conflict brewing between the FBI and mobile device manufacturers. Comey explains that data on Apple’s iPhone and, in the future, devices running Android can contain data that is inaccessible by law enforcement.

  8. Government IT News For VARs — October 29, 2014

    Ebola is still topping the news this week: a new online community hopes to develop new innovations to aid in the fight against the disease.

  9. CEA Publishes Accessibility Resource Center

    The Consumer Electronics Association has announced that it has published a new Accessibility Resource Center, which is a resource guide available to members of CEA to help them understand and meet the new federal accessibility requirements, according to a press release.

  10. Government IT News For Vars — October 22, 2014

    In news this week, a new sandworm vulnerability has been identified and patched, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has a new high-tech concept car, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has released an updated smartphone app to track child predators.

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