The coronavirus pandemic has created a tsunami of connections from users’ personal devices to Federal networks. Identity fraud, phishing attacks, malicious code, and advanced persistent threats are all rising. MobileIron Federal CTO Bill Harrod discusses how to handle increased requirements for telework during this time.
It looks as if the coronavirus crisis might force some needed workforce reforms permanently.
The senior advocate for Decennial Census Response Security and Data Integrity at the Census Bureau said the agency has been testing and improving the online response tool and security architecture for much of the past seven years in preparation for 2020.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released its latest state CIO member survey, “Technology Forecast 2020: What State and Local Government Technology Officials Can Expect”.
Neha Anand, group product manager at Okta, offers four predictions for technology trends in the government sector in the new year.
At the annual Defense Information Systems Agency’s forecast to industry, executives told more than 1,000 contractors about plans to expand the browser isolation pilot and test the use of blockchain for logistics.
Renata Spinks, the Cyber Technology Officer for the Marine Corps, said the corps is trying to ensure its mobile devices balance risk with usability.
Jason Martin, the vice director of the Development and Business Center at DISA, said the agency is doing a better job in merging data to oversee and manage employee access to systems.
VA’s Director of Web and Mobile Solutions, Shawn Hardenbrook, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to share the story of Launchpad.
The Veterans Affairs Department is getting out of the smart identity card issuance business by moving its 500,000 employees to GSA’s shared service.
Jimmie Adkins, the vice president of federal for Ruckus Networks, said 5G and CBRS will change the way agencies use connected devices and enable a faster, more secure network.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Personnel Management says it’s closely monitoring agencies’ use of the student loan repayment program in a tough budget environment.
InnovateOhio calls for more effective data sharing among agencies, an easy-to-use website, a sophisticated identity and access management system and completion of data center consolidation initiative by early next year.
Also in today’s Federal Newscast, USDA is facing more congressional backlash for its plans to relocate two research bureaus to Kansas City, and the DoD Inspector General says former Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White misused her subordinates’ time.