Verizon, AT&T win Social Security Networx awards

Verizon Business and AT&T Government Solutions have won Networx Universal awards from the Social Security Administration totaling $220 million for telecom services.

E-Verify system can't detect ID theft, witnesses say

Former agency officials told a Senate subcommittee that the E-Verify system for employment verification cannot detect identity theft.

E-Verify provision for contractors required by Senate

The Senate passed a provision to require federal contractors to use the E-Verify program on the same day DHS announced that contractors must use the program starting Sept. 8.

Napolitano backs E-Verify

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said she is a big supporter of E-Verify, the Web-based employment eligibility verification tool.

IBM, SSA launch federal health records exchange

The system will speed the processing of disability claims.

IDC: Stimulus to pump billions into federal IT

The new stimulus law will pump approximately $2.5 billion into federal agencies for technology funding, according to IDC.

Koniag captures Social Security IT work

Alaska Native Corporation wins $100 million contract to provide a broad range of IT support to SSA.

Senate, House stimulus versions differ on E-Verify

The House version of the economic stimulus bill would require E-Verify employment verification for all contracts covered by the stimulus spending; the Senate bill approved yesterday does not.

Feds again push back E-Verify deadline

Federal officials have agreed to postpone enforcement of E-Verify for federal contractors to May 2009.