President Obama continues to fight cyber crime with a new Executive Order targeting cyber criminals and cyber spies; CIO DoD, Terry Halvorsen is enabling personnel to bring their own devices, and your mail carrier might be sporting new eyewear in the future, all this news and more in this week’s federal news round up from FTI.
Obama Signs Executive Order for Sanctions Against Cyber Criminals and Cyber Spies
The White House continues to fight cyber criminals and cyber spies with an Executive Order that enables sanctions to be issued against individuals and groups who launch cyber attacks on U.S. businesses.
CIO Halverson Makes Good on his Promise to Pursue BYOD at DoD
In March, DoD CIO Halverson went on the record to voice his support for bring your own device policies at the Department of Defense. Now he’s making good on his promise to take down barriers to entry.
Could Google Glass Save the USPS Money?
The inspector general’s office at the USPS says that by integrating technology, like Google Glass, the agency could become more efficient and cost effective in how it delivers America’s mail.
The Next Big Date: July 14th, 2015 Marks the End of an Era for Federal Agencies
CIOs are often driven by dates and deadlines to meet compliance with new standards and technologies. While 2015 has been relatively quiet for most, one date is looming on the horizon: July 14th, 2015. On this day, Microsoft will terminate support for the very popular Windows 2003 operating system. Are federal agencies ready to make the switch to Windows Server 2012?
Who are D.C.’s 50 Top Women in Tech?
Women are transforming how the government uses technology to deliver services to citizens and to meet agency missions. Find out who is on FedScoop’s list of 50 Top Women in Tech in Washington, D.C.