Do You Seek To Support DoD? Selling your Requirements – in a fiscally constrained year

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is still in business and will continue to provide the outstanding defense that Americans expect and deserve. As the DoD budget continues to decline, we can expect extra scrutiny on each and every funded program. This means if you are a supplier to DoD you better get ready now for […]

Ozone Widget Framework to be on GitHub, GAO sees $2.3B in undeserved justification and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Ozone Widget Framework to be on GitHub now by year’s end - The Ozone Widget Framework is an open source project that allows developers to create lightweight applications that draw from pooled data. This has been bogged down in clearance issues, but has gone through […]

Monitoring Algae With Satellites, Justice May Take Action Against Facilities Used In Cyber Attacks, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is using satellite imagery to monitor harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie’s western basin as part of a new pilot program. More here. The Department of Justice may put cybersecurity experts into department offices to take legal action against computer facilities used in […]

Obama Pushes for Cybersecurity Act, Alleged Amazon Hacker Arrested, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: President Obama urged lawmakers to pass the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 that would create a public-private partnership to set cybersecurity standards for critical infrastructure. More here. The U.S. Census Bureau plans to launch an economic statistics app for iPhone and Android devices and is streaming data  through an application […]

General Alexander's Vision, the New DARPA Director, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: Kim Dotcom and his Megaupload associates offered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to fly to the United States without an extradition hearing in New Zealand in return for a fair trial garuntee and funds for lawyers and living expenses unfrozen. More here. The Government Accountability Office says the […]

Attacks on Industrial Control Systems Spike, Air Force Smartphone Games for New Recruits, and More

Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news: The Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team within the Department of Homeland Security reports a a 20-fold leap in the number of incidents since the team was created in 2009. More here. The Homeland Security Infrastructure Program gave Colorado authorities fighting deadly wildfires access to sensitive data […]