Cybersecurity expert Richard Clarke lands new gig

Former presidential adviser Richard A. Clarke joins security firm Identive Group.

Outgoing GPO chief appoints first female deputy public printer

Position is the second highest office at GPO.

No Senate vote, no GPO chief

Government Printing Office chief will step down after the Senate does not confirm him before its holiday break.

FCC chief of staff to leave in January

The departure of Edward Lazarus leaves a vacancy for a top aide to the FCC chairman.

Defense financial office gets new exec

Recent Defense Department senior executive service appointments include a post in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller).

Company formerly known as Xe, formerly known as Blackwater, changes names again

The training and services contractor is rebranding -- again -- to leave old scandals behind.

New officer appointments to Cyber Command, acquisition

Recent personnel moves include new assignments to the Army's main acquisition office and Cyber Command.

Is the Army energizing a new IT market?

The Army announces a new task force to target its renewable energy goals.

Improve government IT, win cash prizes

Online community MeriTalk offers $50,000 for the most innovative idea centered on IT that could improve government operations.

$130M up for grabs in DOE research grants

Breakthroughs in biofuels, rare earth alternatives and solar power electronics are just some of the areas DOE will focus on.

FOSE Institute launched

New organization will focus on fresh approach to conferences and other events touching on government technology policy and implementation.

NARA e-mail service on the fritz

Efforts to replace faulty network equipment have been complicated by problems with U.S. trade law.

Election aftershocks could hit IT agenda

No one in the federal IT community should be lulled into complacency by the thought that IT is a bipartisan issue, some officials say.

Ed Meagher leaves SRA

Meagher, a former deputy CIO at the Interior Department, will join CSC as vice president of healthcare strategy.

Former DARPA chief joins policy institute's board

Anthony Tether has joined the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' board of regents.

IAC announces its new leadership

Industry Advisory Council elects new leadership for the coming year.

The missing ingredient in cybersecurity

Many of the most common problems with cybersecurity could be alleviated if the federal government made a concerted effort to raise awareness and educate the public about the issues, says one expert.

How is gov 2.0 like a cowboy in an office?

FCW Cartoonist John Klossner has provided the cartoon. Your job is to write dialogue or a caption that gives it a government 2.0 theme — and that gives us a good laugh.

2010 Federal 100 award winners announced

Federal Computer Week and the 1105 Government Information Group release the complete list of the 2010 winners of the Federal 100 awards.