Featured Government Content

  1. Senate Bill Would Prohibit Government-Mandated Backdoors

    A new Senate bill would prohibit bypassing encryption in U.S. software and hardware with government-mandated backdoors.

  2. Government IT News for VARs – January 2, 2015

    In news this week, the emphasis remains on cybersecurity readiness – from the Sony hack to the Federal IT Act and beyond. Also, DHS is gearing to become a “game-changing research and development organization,” and Boeing has teamed with BlackBerry to create a secure phone for government ops. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Government IT News For VARs — December 23, 2014

    In news this week, Congress passes legislation that bolsters federal cybersecurity, Iowa tests the first digital driver’s license, and FedRAMP releases a two-year road map.

  4. GPS Tracking Could Make High Speed Chases A Thing Of The Past

    High-speed chases, on average, killed 323 people per year between 1982 and 2004. Recent innovations in GPS technology might provide an alternative through tracking suspects, rather than the need for dangerous high speed chases. An article in The Anniston Star discusses the potential for such technology and how it could save hundreds of lives each year.

  5. Government IT News For VARs — December 17, 2014

    In news this week, the White House is looking for ways to strengthen cybersecurity without legislation, the Energy Department’s new app is powered by crowdsourcing, and the Turla Trojan has now been found on Linux systems

  6. NIST Study Examines Use Of RFID For Forensic Evidence Management

    RFID technology is widely used in manufacturing and other industries as a method of tracking and managing inventories.

  7. Capitalize On This Golden Age Of Technology Innovation

    Managed IT services are expected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) well into the double digits.

  8. SBA “Set-Aside Policy” Proposal Could Change Which VARs Are Eligible

    A new revenue ceiling proposed by the Small Business Association (SBA) could significantly alter the landscape for IT resellers by excluding a large number of small businesses from the federal IT reseller market, according to the E-Commerce Times.

  9. It’s Time To Sell “As-A-Service” To Government Agencies

    According to E-commerce Times, IT solutions providers have started to sow the seeds to sell “convergence services” to federal agencies.

  10. Government IT News For VARs — December 10, 2014

    In news this week, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans an expansion of the student volunteer cybersecurity initiative, and federal agencies are upping cybersecurity training for bank examiners.