Jason Miller

  • Monster Hacks

    For the second time since July 2007, the federal government’s jobs site, USAjobs.gov, has been hacked. The Office of Personnel Management reported yesterday that the back end database run by Monster Worldwide has been illegally…

  • No Cyber Czar?

    Experts are expressing disappointment at the Obama administration’s impending decision to review federal cybersecurity efforts instead of establishing a cyber czar. One prominent expert called it “kicking the can” down the road. The overall feeling…

  • Ask the CIO Preview

    Congress created the Federal Housing Finance Agency last July. This brings a series of challenges to Kevin Winkler, the agency’s new chief information officer. Our own Jason Miller talks to him in this preview of…

  • Wireless Security Guidance

    While many agencies have addressed wireless security in one way or another, the approach has not been standard across the government. That’s why the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is giving agencies guidance…

  • A Different Government Shadow

    The Defense Department gave about 100 Washington, D.C. area high school students a behind the scenes look at the work done at the Pentagon. The goal is to excite these students to want to work…

  • SSA Testing National Health Information Network

    By February 28, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will demonstrate the nationwide health information network with

  • Damming Against the Cybersecurity Flood

    Agencies and industry are defending their computer networks based on the threats that were most common 5 to 10 years ago. Because agencies have had trouble keeping up with time, cybersecurity experts contend the nation…

  • The Future of DHS

    Homeland Security secretary Janet Napolitano today faced House lawmakers for the first time to give her vision for the department, and while there were few specifics, Napolitano did lay out several paths the department is…

  • Breaking Down the Proposed Budget

    The fiscal 2010 budget summary details almost four pages on how the Obama administration is going to manage the federal government. While many of the specifics were not laid out, there is a clear path…

  • Ask the CIO: CIO Survey Preview

    On average, federal chief information officers don’t last for more than two years in their job. But a a recent survey of 53 executive, legislative and judicial branch CIOs finds more technology officials aren’t leaving…