Philippines gov’t mulls mandated open source use

Philippines gov’t mulls mandated open source use

Congress is set to conduct hearings on the proposed Free Open Source Software (FOSS) Act of 2006, which mandates the...

November 14th, 2006 Tom S Noda

Silver lining for two CIPA award winners

Silver lining for two CIPA award winners

A municipal 311 program and a mobile learning project for post-secondary students both claimed silver awards of excellence at the...

November 12th, 2006 Lisa Williams

Big IT buyers back purchasing standards

Big IT buyers back purchasing standards

Many IT shops are busy adopting standards for IT functions such as the help desk and software development. Now there’s...

August 31st, 2006 Patrick Thibodeau

US-Canadian group suspends certification for open-source app

US-Canadian group suspends certification for open-source app

A joint U.S. and Canadian organization that certifies encryptiontools for use by federal government agencies has suspended itsvalidation of OpenSSL...

July 23rd, 2006 Jaikumar Vijayan

Collaboration key to protecting government data

Collaboration key to protecting government data

In order to manage and defend against an increasinglysophisticated threat environment, awareness and collaboration arecrucial for government agencies to secure...

July 5th, 2006 Lisa Williams

Bell Sympatico’s ‘monitoring’ announcement has privacy advocates worried

Bell Sympatico’s ‘monitoring’ announcement has privacy advocates worried

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEA statement by a major Canadian Internet service provider that it will be monitoring customers' cyber activities...

June 27th, 2006

McNealy pumps open standards at government trade show

McNealy pumps open standards at government trade show

Government agencies need to move toward open standards and managed services to cut IT costs and improve service to customers,...

March 8th, 2006 Grant Gross

Private, public sector IT cooperation urged in SA

Private, public sector IT cooperation urged in SA

While the South African government has openly renewed its focus on the importance of ICT, its benefits and service delivery...

September 5th, 2005 Nicolas Callegari

Philippines to push against government software piracy

Philippines to push against government software piracy

The Philippines' Commission on Information and Communication Technology (CICT) is intensifying its drive to reduce the use of unlicensed software...

March 23rd, 2005 Grace S. Clavecilla