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Senate Bill Would Establish Security Requirements for Internet-Connected Devices

Four senators have introduced a bipartisan bill that would require federal suppliers of internet-connected devices to ensure that their products are free of “hard-coded passwords” and cyber vulnerabilities, patchable and comply with industry standard protocols. The Internet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017 calls for the Office of Management and Budget to …

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IT Industry Vet Tony Scott Chosen for Federal CIO Role

The Obama administration is set to nominate Tony Scott, chief information officer at VMware, as federal CIO and administrator for the Office of Management and Budget‘s e-government and information technology unit. Scott has led VMware’s IT organization since 2013 and served as Microsoft‘s CIO for five years prior to his current …

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EHRs + Cloud Computing = Business Opportunities?

The push for effective electronic-health records aided by cloud computing, which offers services stored and accessible via the Internet, could be the perfect partnership for new business opportunities, a pithy write-up in this week’s Economist suggests. But even with the policy nudge toward EHRs, led by White House Chief Technology …

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