White House Tiptoes Around Imposing Sanctions Against Chinese
When President Obama comes face to face with China's President Xi Jinping, don't expect the American commander in chief to present an ultimatum over Chinese cybersecurity assaults on critical U.S. IT systems.
Social Media Company's Action Should Limit IT Risk
Improving collaboration among employees is the goal of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to ban telecommuting, but her edict means better information security as well, writes veteran CISO Patricia Titus.
Is Notice Precursor to More Regulatory Oversight?
The FDIC, in a notice to consumers, highlights questions that customers should be asking banks about DDoS attacks. But is the notice an indicator that more regulatory oversight is ahead?
Not All Cyber-Attacks on Electric Industry are Equal
Democratic lawmakers issue a report contending electric utilities are constantly under cyber-attack, but Republicans respond those attacks target web portals and not the distribution system. Where's the truth?
Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta, GA partnered with Cisco and AT&T to build a next-generation Wi-Fi network and mobile app to enhance the museum’s visitor experience.
Software-defined networking promises to deliver enormous benefits, from reduced costs to more efficient network operations. Here’s why SDN belongs on your network roadmap.
Big Blue is adding tools for log analysis, monitoring, application services and virtualized mobile app testing to its SmartCloud and MobileFirst lineups.
Today's IT is driving tremendous demand for faster and more efficient networks. ZDNet editor in chief Larry Dignan and TechRepublic editor in chief Jason Hiner discuss the leading technologies driving the next generation of networking.
Software-defined networking (SDN) is a new concept for many, as confirmed by a recent TechRepublic survey. In this report, find out who is using SDN, why they plan to implement it, and the results they've experienced.
SDN holds great promise for our increasingly overtaxed networks. Learn how SDN works, how it's being used, and what lies ahead for this transformative technology.
A text message conversation about how once management fads fade, the best concepts remain.
Above all else, citizens want results. When they don't get them, they morph into selfish people.
The leader of Colorado’s prison system, who was killed last week, was a hero to communities that probably never knew his name.
IT isn’t the solution to all our problems, and it shouldn’t take a rocket scientist to see that NASA should postpone liftoff for its new procurement system.
There are many, but tracking software -- which various government agencies make use of every day -- is one of the biggest.
Reality TV reveals the problems with government services, but how do we fix them?
Management lessons from the teachers' strike.
But black belts, "Lean" t-shirts and TQM posters are forever. Well, not really.
The Games may be over, but public workers must still find the drive to go for the gold.
The false hopes of unnecessary solutions can drown out meaningful conversation about how to fix government processes.
How are Microsoft's server team moving to deliver new releases annually, rather than every three years?
It’s the ‘right thing to do,’ says Air Force Secretary Michael Donley.
House appropriators use scandal to question agency’s budget request, executive bonuses.
Todd Grams, the Veterans Affairs Department’s chief financial officer, is leaving to become chief of staff at the IRS. In an email sent today to “Friends and Colleagues,” Grams, who is also the VA’s executive-in-charge for management, said he is returning to the IRS this week at the request of acting Commissioner Danny Werfel. “For [...]
Obama directs OPM to establish emergency leave transfer for federal employees affected by Oklahoma disasters.
Reforms needed to protect national security priorities, they tell Hagel.
The government will soon start counting creative endeavors like songwriting as well as research and development when it measures the economy. It's about time.