Ridge criticizes sluggish implementation of security technologies

Tom Ridge joins the American Security Challenge in a call for more investments in cyber, C4ISR and other security technologies.

Qwest stamped as trusted Internet authority

Qwest is now the second Networx contract holder to earn GSA ’s Managed Trusted IP Service authority to operate governmentwide and under both Enterprise and Universal contracts.

Artel named first satellite vendor under new $5 billion contract

The General Services Administration and the Defense Information Services Agency have named Artel Inc. as their first vendor to offer satellite services under their joint $5 billion, 10-year Future Commercial Satellite Services Acquisition vehicles.

FCSA Schedule 70 value rises

The initial estimated value of bandwidth task orders under the $5 billion, 10-year Future Commercial Satellite Services Acquisition were low, by as much as 30 percent, federal officials said.

Northrop Grumman health care strategy focuses on flexibility

With market conditions constantly in flux, successful companies must stay on their toes, says Northrop Grumman's vice president of civil health IT, Amy King.

Inside Northrop Grumman's health IT strategy

Northrop Grumman's Amy King, VP of health IT programs, explains what drives the company's health IT plans and where opportunities will come from.

Government health IT market shows steady growth

The pace of activity in the federal health information technology market has reached a feverish pitch in recent weeks.

Ingenix buying spree continues with Axolotl

Health information technology and services provider Ingenix Inc. announced this week that it is buying health information exchange services provider Axolotl Corp.

Level 3 wins SSA deal to connect data centers

The company will provide wavelength services that will connect several Social Security data centers with multiple 100 gigabits/sec solutions.

Motivated criminals hunt government data

Verizon's annual data breach report finds that hackers targeting government agencies aren't easily deterred.

GSA on track with $3.5B satcom contract

Bidders had until Aug. 12 to turn in their bids for the Custom Satellite Communications Solutions acquisition.

How hackers use the World Cup and Chelsea Clinton to steal your data

Verizon data breach study reports that malware continues to be a major problem and SQL servers are often the target.

Lack of attention invites cybersecurity breaches

Verizon report finds not enough attention paid to security practices, analysis and the 'human factor.'

What AT&T's $350M Networx award means to government telecom

AT&T will build a managed IP network architecture for the Agriculture Department that will let the agency extend shared services across a new, unified infrastructure.

AT&T wins $350M Networx task at USDA

Award will be used to build a virtual private network and provide managed security services as USDA moves away from older telecom contract.

How long will cloud's reality trail the hype?

True believers see it as the future. Detractors call for caution. But what do they both agree on?

NASA goes to GD for new satellite architecture

General Dynamics C4 Systems will help modernize NASA’s Tracking Data and Relay Satellite System through a $642.2 million contract.

OMB sets Networx MTIPS deadlines

Agencies must place orders by Aug. 31 if they want to comply with an OMB memo on Managed Trusted IP Services, which agencies must use to connect securely to the Internet.

Networx statements of work near 150

GSA's tally of statements of work illustrates complexity of moving from FTS2001 to Networx.

Verizon, UTC do smart grid homework

Verizon and the Utilities Telecommunications Council energy trade group in September will issue a report on a study they're doing to determine the communications and information technology needed to support the nation's utilities.