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U.S. government networks not ready for cloud, big data

Majority of United States federal networks are not prepared to handle cloud and big data initiatives, according to recent survey. U.S. government IT network MeriTalk,...

Google, YouTube received 10,000 requests for user data

Google and the Google-owned YouTube received more than 10,000 requests for user data from government agencies in the six months ending Dec. 31, 2009, according to newly released data.

After Google-China fracas, cyberwar threat emerges

Cyberthreats face the U.S., but it's not a war -- yet

RFI for open source software aimed at wrong target

Calling for input on open source through Merx, the government's online public tender system, is an encouraging move towards greater acceptance of open source software in the government, but at least one open source expert said the RFI missed the mark

FBI: Several nations eyeing U.S. cyber targets

The chief of the FBI's Cyber Division says cyber threats have grown in sophistication in the past year.

Australian government departments open to open source

The vast majority of Australian federal government agencies have a positive view of open source software, according to a study

Open source viewed as positive by government agencies, according to survey

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has released a summary of the findings of its investigations into the use of free and open source software (FOSS) within federal government agencies indicating most expect to increase its use over the next five years.

Ontario energy chief urges power saving procurement

Ontario's chief energy conservation officer Peter Love released this week his annual report containing 12 recommendations for provincial and municipal governments to implement in a bid to reach the province's power conservation goals, including energy efficiency requirement for government contracts. Plus, what governments across the country think about green procurement.

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