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FAA Advisory Panel Eyes Standards for Airline Cybersecurity

An advisory committee for the Federal Aviation Administration consisting of U.S. aviation regulators and industry representatives is working on measures to protect airlines from hackers, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Andy Pasztor writes that the panel is scheduled to meet this month amid industry concerns on potential vulnerabilities to cyber …

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Joe Paiva: Commerce’s ITA to Outsource Networking, Printing, Device Mgmt Services

Joe Paiva, chief information officer of the Commerce Department‘s International Trade Administration, says that he is planning to outsource the agency’s commodity IT functions by July to focus on its internal IT operations, FCW reported Friday. Mark Rockwell writes that Paiva is considering what he called “extreme” outsourcing of networking, printing and device …

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Rafael Diaz Appointed HUD CIO

Rafael Diaz, formerly chief information officer for the state of Illinois, has been appointed to a similar role at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes Diaz replaces Kevin Cooke, who assumed the CIO post at the agency on an acting basis …

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Report: NASA, FDIC, STB Top List of Best Places to Work in Govt

Deloitte and Partnership for Public Service have released an annual report that ranks the best government agencies to work for based on employee satisfaction, GovExec reported Wednesday. Eric Katz writes NASA scored highest among large agencies, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. topped the mid-size agency category and the Surface Transportation …

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Report: Budget Pressures Could Hit Agency IT Workforces

Federal agencies could reduce their information technology workforces in 2014 amid governmentwide budget cuts, cloud computing migrations and program consolidation initiatives, Federal Times reported Monday. Andy Medici writes many agencies have cloud-based services and program integration plans in their long term strategies. Van Hitch, a senior adviser at Deloitte, told the …

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GovTribe Updates Govt Contracting Mobile App; Nate Nash Comments

GovTribe has rolled out its second version of its mobile application for iPhone users to monitor contracting opportunities with the federal government. Hord is designed to give subscribers access to contract information from government agencies and publish real-time updates on a project’s activity, GovTribe said Thursday. “Our goal with hord …

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