In addition to the dirt and water the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moves around the world for its projects, it also has to shift a considerable amount of data.
The last few months of volatile activity resulted in huge numbers of withdrawals and inter-fund transfers, and so May appeared to reflect a calming among investors.
Coronavirus’ closures of government facilities or enforcement of social distancing hasn’t stopped Congress from conducting business.
The Army’s chief information officer said the service has an “operational imperative” to migrate data to a cloud environment.
Throughout the pandemic, Congress has not missed the Congressional Record. Nor have Executive Branch agencies missed the Federal Register. All thanks to the Government Publishing Office.
Controlling and protecting the new U.S. Space Force’s satellites will require plenty of data. Some of the Space Force’s assets will carry over from the Air Force but it is still a new operation.
The coronavirus pandemic multiplied the need for agency wide telework capabilities and that also means more security concerns. Venice Goodwine, chief information security officer for the Agriculture Department, said her agency took a phased approach with capacity tests across different mission areas.
A few more feds parted ways with the government last month, but still no more than they did a year ago.
The Office of Personnel Management’s latest report of retirement claims may not be a reliable picture of the coronavirus’ impact on the federal workforce size to date but compared to 2019 the numbers are significantly down.
Not even the usually steady G fund could evade the global economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic last month, as all Thrift Savings Plan funds showed noticeable decreases in monthly returns.
In May, DHS awarded its new CDM dashboard contract which was intended to bring better scalability, performance, visualization and analytics to agencies.
Although the exact definitions of zero trust may vary, for the 16th Air Force that means breaking traditional relationships.
Kevin Cox, CDM program manager at DHS, said the dashboard will give agencies better visualization when it comes to operationalizing their data.
The federal government is getting closer to rolling out its Trusted Internet Connection 3.0 policy, and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is laying the groundwork for agencies to begin using the program.