IRS, DOJ use social media sites to track deadbeats

IRS, DOJ use social media sites to track deadbeats

Advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation has obtained documents showing how law enforcement agencies and the Internal Revenue Service are...

March 17th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Treasury Department knocked for IT spending says report

Treasury Department knocked for IT spending says report

The U.S. Treasury Department is not managing its technology dollars as well as it could be, according to a recent...

July 26th, 2007 Patrick Thibodeau

ID theft task force wants stronger laws

ID theft task force wants stronger laws

The U.S. government plans to establish a national identity theft law enforcement centre and create a multi-year public education campaign...

April 22nd, 2007 Grant Gross

Fed managers clueless on telework, study says

Fed managers clueless on telework, study says

Efforts to increase telework in the federal government have a long way to go. Just 35 percent of federal managers...

January 22nd, 2007 Ann Bednarz

Telework increases among govt employees

Telework increases among govt employees

Forty-three percent of U.S. government employees sometimestelecommute instead of driving into the office, up from 19 percenta year ago, according...

March 6th, 2006 Grant Gross

US gov’t plans to outsource smart ID card systems

US gov’t plans to outsource smart ID card systems

U.S. federal officials are looking to outsource the IT infrastructure that's needed to support a planned smart-card system for authenticating...

January 17th, 2006 Jaikumar Vijayan

US gov’t moving to fill IT skills gap at agencies

US gov’t moving to fill IT skills gap at agencies

At his inauguration next Thursday, President Bush is expected to outline his goals for the next term. But his IT...

January 17th, 2005 Patrick Thibodeau

Public access to government rule-making lags

Public access to government rule-making lags

Despite the federal government's advances in electronic access to its records and services, private citizens may still have a hard...

October 22nd, 2003 Dan Verton

GAO: Privacy compliance uneven among federal agencies

GAO: Privacy compliance uneven among federal agencies

Federal agencies are not doing a consistent job when it comes to complying with the requirements of a 1974 act...

August 1st, 2003 Jaikumar Vijayan