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The FBI’s Sentinel, iPads at the FAA, and More

The FBI’s Sentinel, iPads at the FAA, and More

  • After 6 years and $450 million of development, the FBI’s Sentinel, a case management system designed to allow collaboration and a unified, digital workflow, is almost complete. More here.
  • The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) reports that while IRS Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) is overall effective, it needs improvement in some areas. More here.
  • The Federal Aviation Administration will soon expand their pilot iPad program to the entire agency. More here.
  • At a keynote address at FOSE 2012, Federal CIO remarked on the productivity gap, gap and technology gap in the government compared to the private sector, and outlined plans to improve on flat or declining budgets. More here.
  • Microsoft, Oracle, Google, Cisco, and Intel are all pushing the Senate to pass stalled legislation to end per-country caps on employment-based green cards to help retain Chinese and Indian IT experts. More here.
  • The federal mobile strategy to sreamline the acquisition, management and delivery of mobile services expected later this month will focus on data rather than infrastructure. More here.
  • The U.S. Acting Undersecretary for Arms Control and International Security blamed policymakers lack of understanding of technology for delaying U.S. cybersecurity legislation. More here.
  • The $100 million in estimated savings from the Army switching to Microsoft enterprise email hosted by DISA were exaggerated according to Army officials. More here.
  • Ralph Boelter, assistant director of the counterterrorism division at the FBI, said that cyberattacks were overcoming terrorism as a national security threat at the GovSec Conference. More here.