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Rob Carey: Cyber Tech a “Game Changer” for Public Sector

Rob Carey, formerly principal deputy chief information officer at the Defense Department, believes that government agencies must continue investing in cybersecurity and information assurance as the threat landscape gets more complex, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes that Carey witnessed how information technology has evolved and played a …

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Report: Robert Carey to Leave the Pentagon

Robert Carey will retire as principal deputy chief information officer at the Defense Department on Friday after 31 years of government service, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes Carey plans to move into the private sector, where he wants to continue in the national security realm. He served …

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CIO Council Unveils Restructuring Plan; Bernie Mazer Comments

The federal Chief Information Officers Council is consolidating five of its committees into three as part of a reorganization strategy, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes the council will also create three communities of practice and two task forces. One panel, the information security and identity management committee, …

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Defense CIO Robert Carey Reports IT Strategy Progress

The Defense Department launched its information technology enterprise strategy and roadmap in September and now is working to implement those strategies, Defense Systems reports. Chief Information Officer Rob Carey gave FOSE conference attendees an update of the agency’s progress and strategy on Thursday. The Pentagon wants to give warfighters network access …

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Navy CIO Blog Goes Silent

Newly installed Department of Navy Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen is ending a storied practice as the head of the Navy’s IT that could have Gov 2.0 ramifications throughout government. He’s ending the Navy CIO blog. In a posting earlier this month, titled appropriately enough “The CIO’s Last Blog,” Halvorsen …

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Treasury Dept. Latest to be Bitten by Blogging Bug

Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner is issuing Treasury notes. Well, in a manner of speaking. The secretary is the latest in a series of administration department heads and agency executives to get bitten by the blogging bug. His blog, Treasury Notes, went live on Monday, part of a redesigned Treasury.gov …

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Navy to Tweak Social Media Policy

Following the Department of Defense-wide social-media policy issued in February for the Navy and Marine Corps, the Navy has begun taking steps toward tweaking its own policy regarding responsible and effective Internet use. In a March 26 blog post, Navy Department Chief Information Officer Rob Carey said his team, in …

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What are they Reading? Book Picks from Top Government Executives

Casey Coleman ,CIO of the GSA Casey Coleman is a big fan of “Management 2.0” consultant Gary Hamel.  She featured his work, Moonshots for Management, on her GSA blog last summer.  The piece is part of a larger initiative at the Management Lab on Management Innovation, defined as “an organization’s …

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