Monthly Archives: March 2012

A Section 508 Solicitation Assessment Success Story

Here is another post from GSA’s Buy Accessible team: GSA’s Office of Governmentwide Policy, Information Resources Management Division, Section 508 Program Office assesses samples of Federal EIT solicitations to see if they contain the required Section 508 technical standards and sends feedback to the department/agency and the procurement officials. Here is an example of a… Read more »

This Week In Computer Security

Botnet takedowns make front page in this week’s security news in review This week saw a lot of activity on botnet control and disruption as several corporations struggled to disrupt or destroy major botnets and their command-and-control facilities. Botnets are responsible for some of the more incipient and insidious issues that the internet struggles with,… Read more »

U.S. attorney vows to go after terrorists despite defeat in Hutaree case

www.homelandsecuritynet.com Detroit— The Hutaree case, which ended in surprise acquittals this week, won’t deter federal prosecutors from preventing terror attacks, U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade said Thursday. She spoke to The Detroit News hours after the high-profile case ended with guilty pleas on minor weapons charges against two group members. Five others walked free following acquittals… Read more »

Discussion: 6 Major Tech Innovations for 2012

Today I read a great piece in Inc. Magazine (written by John Brandon) about the 6 Major Tech Innovations that could disrupt business in 2012. You can find the full article here- http://www.inc.com/john-brandon/6-major-tech-innovations-for-2012.html In the author’s order, they are: 1. Predictive Technology 2. HTML5 3. High Resolution Displays (ex. the ‘new’ iPad) 4. Social Analytics… Read more »

The Case for Cloud UI Standards.

Editor’s note: This post by Derek Singleton of the Software Advice website reviews more extensive work at: It’s Time for Cloud UI Standards. These days, the number of Cloud applications on the market is rapidly expanding as businesses warm up to the Cloud delivery model. While the proliferation of Cloud options on the market is… Read more »