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Report Finds China, Russia Aggression in Cyberspace

It seems the sentiments of the Cold War haven’t been put to rest with U.S. intelligence agencies labeling Russia and China as the most significant threats to the nation’s interest. U.S. agencies concluded that the two countries have gained access to large amounts of American research and development data in …

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Feds Release Another Road Map to Speed Cloud Migration

The federal government released a draft roadmap aiming to accelerate federal agencies’ cloud adoption earlier this week. The draft aims to support the technology industry’s cloud services development and defines standards, requirements and a plan of action to meet the specified standards. The National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Office …

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Interior Department Wants In on the Cloud

Which federal agency is to move to the cloud next? It looks as though the Interior Department has requested help, due by Nov. 14, in its attempt to take email and collaboration services into the cloud. This cloud would support some 88,000 users across all DOI bureaus and offices, GCN …

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DHS Looking Into Using Twitter as ‘Intelligence Tool’

The Department of Homeland Security is working to use Twitter as an intelligence tool and is currently developing guidelines for monitoring social media networks, according to a Politico report. DHS Undersecretary Caryn Wagner recently said the department is currently establishing guidelines to use social networking websites for law enforcement purposes, …

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HHS Refines Survey Standards to Better Highlight Health Disparities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently released its final standards for creating more measurements of race, ethnicity, sex, disability status and primary language in order to pinpoint and treat health status disparities. The standards were made effective Monday. The standards were redefined as a result of the Affordable Care …

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New Definition of Research Required for EHR

The Health Information Technology Policy Committee has said regulations differentiating which data constitutes research and which constitutes operations on the issue of electronic health records will need clarification, FiercegovernmentIT.com reports. In a letter to National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Farzad Mostashari, the committee recalled a notice of proposed rulemaking …

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Dell Android Devices OK’d to Acccess Pentagon Networks

A second non-Blackberry mobile operating system has been certified to access Pentagon computer networks, according to the Defense Information Systems Agency’s recently released guidance for securely connecting devices. Devices run on Dell’s Android 2.2 operating for both smartphones and tablets will be able to be used, according to a report from Stars & …

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Wireless Tax Bill to be Taken Up by House This Week

According to TheHill.com, the House will take up the the Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011. The bill places a five-year moratorium on new taxes on mobile phones and other wireless devices. The legislation has 240 sponsors and easily went through the House Judiciary Committee in July. The Hill reports the …

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