TABLE OF CONTENTS

FRONT NEWS

Tax Break for Computer Security

The infotech industry may gain billions from government efforts to promote anti-hacker defenses

Internet Telephony Comes of Age

Microsoft and Netscape stand to be VocalTec's new competitors

Intranet Market A Billion Dollar Opportunity

Federal market integrators could become the foremost implementors of the new technology

SAIC's Great Hunger

The integrator adds Bellcore to its plate of potential acquisitions

Venture Capital Hits All-Time High

Venture capital has a record year in U.S. and Washington

FEATURES

24Plugged In: Government's role in systems security

52Geographic Information Systems: GIS technology migrates from government mainframe to commercial desktop

OPINION

4Integrators face greater scrutiny as they deploy welfare solutions.

HYPERTEXT

9Our a la carte menu of hot news items, plus follow-ups on predictions and stories.

INSIDE WASHINGTON

8Bills intended to curb the collection of children's information by companies must wait until 1997 after their defeat in Congress.

8California's Proposition 211, a securities litigation initiative, has infotech and legal industries in a fund-raising race.

13The U.S. telecommunications market could reach $1 trillion per year with a free trade agreement, says FCC Chairman Reed Hundt.

TECH BUSINESS

16BDM's GroupWise pact with Novell boosts the integrator's commercial prospects.

16Telecom giants launch a "one bill for all" strategy for business clients.

18WALL STREET REVIEW

18INFOTECH and THE LAW: Proposals for a new software licensing law may curb users' rights.

20Gerald Held, Oracle Corp.'s server guru, offers a view from the forefront of an infotech trend, the Internet server.

20 WorkSmart offers USF&G and others a new twist on total solutions.

21CHANNEL NEWS

NEW MARKETS

48AT&T Solutions has snagged some major contracts and built its staff by raiding its competitors' ranks.

50RMS Technologies Inc. has linked with Lockheed Martin Corp. to enter the commercial market.

51INTERNET 201: Competitive intelligence on the Internet, Part Three.

IN THE NETPLEX

58IBM joins an electronic commerce consortium to energize its electronic ambitions.

58A whirlwind of acquisitions helped make the summer of 1996 memorable for Washington's high-tech region.

60NetDay East organizers are forced to change plans after sponsors and volunteers come up short.

63WHO'S ON FIRST

65CALENDAR

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