Grassroots for Innovation and Technology

Budget Cuts Put Cybersecurity at Risk
by Elizabeth Hyman on March 28, 2012
Tags: small business, Public Advocacy, IT Security, smallbiz, Govt IT

A look at the week of March 26 in public advocacy for the IT channel: This week, the Senate passed the House’s JOBS Act, making it easier for small companies to raise capital. Budget cuts are hindering the government’s ability to hire the best cyber employees. NPR examines the risks that a cyberattack would have on U.S. critical infrastructure and the best regulatory[...]


Growth in Federal Cyberattacks Slows
by Elizabeth Hyman on March 22, 2012
Tags: jobs, small business, Public Advocacy, IT Security, Govt IT

A look at the week of March 19 in public advocacy for the IT channel: This week, the Senate is reviewing the House’s JOBS bill which aims to increase means of raising capital for businesses. The Office of Management and Budget has released a report that federal cyberattacks have decreased in the past year. The Huffington Post examines the current landscape of cybersecurity[...]


Surprising Health IT Opportunities in Obama's Federal Budget
by Elizabeth Hyman on March 7, 2012
Tags: HealthIT, Public Advocacy, IT Security, Cloud, Govt IT

A look at the week of March 5 in public advocacy for the IT channel: This week, Republicans prepare to introduce an alternative cyber bill in the House. Nextgov.com takes a look at how cloud computing will change the way federal agencies work. GovernmentHealthIT examines how the President’s new budget may affect health IT. Republicans Prep Secure IT Act in the House[...]


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