Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 30

The Senate will consider cybersecurity legislation this week. Several amendments will be introduced and debated on the floor. July 31 Hearing: The Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on federal data security and privacy law. [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 23

July 24 Briefing: The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation is holding a briefing on assistive voting technology for veterans. 9:30 a.m., 188 Russell Building Hearing: The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on sales and use tax laws, including sales conducted online. 10 a.m., 2141 Rayburn Building July 25 Hearing: The Intellectual Property, Competition [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 16

July 17 Hearing: The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on the electric grid and cybersecurity. 10 a.m., 366 Dirksen Building July 18 Hearing: The Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law of the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on facial recognition technology, including its online applications. 2:30 p.m., [...]

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USACM Makes Recommendations On Continuity Of E-Government

One of the consequences of the recent East Coast storm was that several cloud computing services were knocked off line for several hours. As government services and information make greater use of the web and cloud services, interruptions to those services will have a greater impact during the next outage. To address such a situation, [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of July 9

July 10 Discussion: Deputy Chief Technology Officer Daniel Weitzner will be featured in a discussion on federal Internet policy making. 12 noon, The Hudson Institute, 1015 15th St. NW, Washington. (also available online) July 12 Meeting: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration will host a day long meeting on developing a consumer data privacy code [...]

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