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Sean Lyngaas

Sean Lyngaas is a former FCW staff writer.
Digital Government

Air Force to test NIPRnet access for iPads

Recent advances in mobile device security and the ability to compartmentalize information have made it possible to further integrate iPads into Air Force networks.

Digital Government

Army describes future enterprise network

The Army’s network modernization plan for the years 2025 to 2040 calls on the service’s tech developers and customers to ensure it maintains the edge in the increasingly complex, data-saturated future.

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Air Force seeks software for distributed adaptive planning

The Air Force Research Laboratory is looking for software that will allow continuity of air, space and cyber operations even when communications capabilities are reduced.


Local governments targeted by White House for IT training grants

The Obama administration on Nov. 17 announced $100 million in grants to boost IT-sector employment through the TechHire initiative.


How US-CERT gets the word out

The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team collaborates with other federal agencies and industry to quickly disseminate cyber threat alerts.


CDM, Einstein aren’t enough, security experts say

To make the next hack of a federal agency less devastating, the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation and Einstein programs need complementary data protection tools.

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Navy’s intell requires automated analytics

The Navy’s Office of Naval Intelligence is looking for automated analytics tools to help make data more accessible, discoverable and available to analysts more quickly after it is collected.