By Wide Margin, Federal CIOs Say Cyber is Number One

With the consistent threat of security breaches, the need for resiliency and the implementation of Continuous Diagnostics Monitoring (CDM), federal government CIOs have spoken loud and clear that cyber security is their number one IT priority. Contractors providing IT solutions in the federal market now know that they must emphasize the security and resiliency of…

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Hefty Tax Agenda Awaiting Lame Duck Session

When Congress reconvenes after the November 4 elections, it will likely revisit a number of tax issues pushed down the road during the regular session. First on everyone’s “to-do” list is an extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act, which bans taxes on Internet access fees, as well as discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce. Originally…

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Your Guide to Deciphering Federal Market Alphabet Soup

The second day of our upcoming TechAmerica Foundation Vision Forecast Conference focuses on the civil departments and agencies (think non-defense). This day will cover an even wider range of the alphabet soup that is DC from USDA, NASA, State, Treasury, Energy and Transportation to Homeland Security, Justice, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services. We…

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Get a Fresh Outlook of the Defense Market at our Vision Forecast

As many Vision veterans know, the first day of our TechAmerica Foundation Vision Forecast Conference focuses on defense.  We will cover everything from the macroeconomic and topline forecast to very specific breakout sessions on aircrafts, space, vehicles and shipbuilding. The day kicks off with one of my favorite presentations from Wayne Schroeder about the topline…

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From the Archives

  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act Reform Gathers Steam on the Hill

    A top priority for TechAmerica for some time, reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) has garnered welcome attention on Capitol Hill recently. The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations held on March 19 the first of multiple hearings it will have on ECPA reform.  This hearing focused on…