Posts Tagged: 2011

GovBytes: At least 100 million compromised records in 2011 linked to hacktivism

Statistically, 2011 was the year of the hacktivist according to a Verizon report. The report, which analyzed 855 databreaches worldwide that occurred in 2011, concluded that more than 100 million of the 174 million records compromised was the work of hacktivists rather than those seeking profit. In contrast, only 3% of the attacks were traceableRead… Read more »

What’s On Tap For 2012?

A new year always brings about the opportunity to reflect — look back at the challenges and accomplishments of the past year — as well as make plans for what we’d like to see happen in the coming months. Certainly, last year was a busy and tumultuous time in government, which AOL Government chronicled inRead… Read more »

What’s the most important Gov 2.0 or open government story of 2011? Why?

2011 is almost over and, with the promise of new year, it’s time to look back at the year that was. Here on Govloop, the community has already been discussing the issue of the year. So far, the threat of a government shutdown has led the list. A related issue –“austerity” — was the storyRead… Read more »

What does the federal contract industry hold in store for the future? (part two)

What does the federal contract industry hold in store for the future? (part two), by Donna L. Quesinberry Continue reading on What does the federal contract industry hold in store for the future? (part two) – Washington DC government business | _______________________________ About the Author: Ms. Quesinberry, CEO-President of dpInk: DonnaInk Publications,Read… Read more »

FOSE 2011, plus ECM’s Benefits To Your Agency

Last week as I walked the exhibition hall at FOSE 2011, I was amazed at how much innovation is aimed at making our United States Government (the greatest in the world) even better. I had some great conversations with government employees, consultants, and vendors who are trying hard to make agencies more efficient, more effective-inRead… Read more »

Recap Vancouver: Police, Citizens, Social Media, Privacy, and Safety

This post was co-written by GovLoop’s own Joseph Porcelli and Lauri Stevens. You’ve likely seen the pictures and videos from Vancouver: the looting, the beatings, the couple kissing. And how can we forget the videos of the few courageous citizens who, in the midst of the violence and chaos, stood up for their community? AfterRead… Read more »

FedSMC 2011 Makes Some Headlines!

Never too early to start thinking about FedSMC 2012 – but before we go there, I want to share some highlights of 2011! FedSMC 2011 Headlines: FedSMC 2011 Made The Top Five Most Important Government Events of 2011. Thanks to and all the voters! Feds Respond to Averted Shutdown“Federal employees attending the Federal SeniorRead… Read more »