Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Feds launch Smart Grid blog

EETimes reports that NIST has decided to launch a blog to give the public a chance to comment on standards for home-to-smart-grid interface. I trust people will look at it, because now is the time to comment.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Friday, February 19, 2010

Today in content management

Rutrell Yasin reporting for Government Computer News:
The Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information is looking to deploy cloud-based customer relationship and project management software over the next six weeks to its Regional Extension Centers.

The Labor Department is making similar moves.

How to migrate your blog to SharePoint.

Lora Bentley of IT Business Edge
interviews Patrick Eitenbichler, director of marketing for information management solutions at HP.

Welcome to the Real Story Group; also on Twitter.

All from Presto Vivace's Google News: Content Management Systems.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

The Kneber botnet and the day's Gov IT news

Jaikumar Vijayan reporting for ComputerWorld:
Security researchers at Herndon, Va.-based NetWitness Corp. have unearthed a massive botnet affecting at least 75,000 computers at 2,500 companies and government agencies worldwide.

The Kneber botnet, named for the username linking the affected machines worldwide, has been used to gather login credentials to online financial systems, social networking sites and e-mail systems for the past 18 months, according to NetWitness.

Congratulations NetWitness for a job well done.

John Foley of Information Week interviews Casey Coleman, CIO of the Government Services Administration.

William Welsh for Washington Technology: GSA, DISA launch commercial satellite solicitation

WFED's Max Cacas reports on AFFIRM's meeting on cyber security.

William Jackson for Government Computerter News: Second draft of Smart Grid security architecture released for public comment
If you have an opinion about this, now is the time to comment.

All the day's government technology news on the Presto Vivace's Google News Government IT section.