Earlier today, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler outlined his agency’s plans to address cybersecurity to the American Enterprise Institute.
Wheeler’s approach would see the private sector, not the FCC, take the leading role in addressing new cyber security threats, leaving his agency to monitor and guide, stepping in only if a market-based approach fails to adequately protect… Read
The Federal Government wants more citizens and private companies to participate in its fledgling web 2.0 initiatives and also use commonwealth content being released under creative commons licence in private mash ups.
The Federal Government is moving ahead with virtualisation faster than the private sector according to Ann Steward, the Government CIO, as it seeks an ICT trifecta of increased productivity, efficiency and sustainability.
One of the biggest problems in the United States is our lack of ability to save.
The average US citizen lives paycheck to paycheck and lacks financial management skills. Because of this, the Federal Government has had to create numerous programs to assist people in times they should have been able to assist themselves.
An anonymous reader writes "The Obama administration on Tuesday declassified part of the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative created during the Bush administration, outlining offensive and defensive strategies for protecting information networks.
The Obama administration unveiled Wednesday a long-awaited plan for bolstering the cybersecurity of critical-infrastructure providers — including big information technology and communications companies — and is gearing up to try to enlist smaller Silicon Valley shops in its battle against hackers.
Top officials at the White House presented the so-called Cybersecurity Framework, a 39-pa
One of the biggest barriers to open government is the decline in citizen participation. Far too many voters believe that their ideas and opinions dont matter to, or wont reach the ears of, those in power.read more