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The government’s people agency has a growing task list of its own

The Office of Personnel Management doesn’t hire people to work at federal agencies. But it has a lot of influence over how agencies hire people. And it…

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Leveraging new concepts in virtualization

Brian Fogg, vice president and chief technology officer, NCI Information Systems, will discuss how hyperconverged infrastructure or HCI, can help agencies…

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A unique perspective on cybersecurity

Deborah Pierre-Louis, director of IT Security Policy, Liaison, and Training, Bureau of Information Resource Management, Department of State, discusses…

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Dan Goure: Six steps to securing the Pentagon’s networks

The Defense Department needs a 21st century security network that can handle a growing number of sophisticated threats. The Pentagon has already put a lot of work and resources into the Host-Based Security System. It’s part of DoD’s first coordinated departmentwide security system. Dan Goure is vice president of the Lexington Institute. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose about a six-step strategy the Pentagon should pursue to build off the system it already has.

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