Renata Spinks, the Cyber Technology Officer for the Marine Corps, said the corps is trying to ensure its mobile devices balance risk with usability.
GSA officials say 5G will help bring the Internet of Things to every level of government, but that increase in smart sensors also means a greater surface area for cyber intrusions.
OMB’s draft cloud smart strategy is one of several ongoing efforts across the government to help agencies deliver services and modernize systems more quickly.
Marina Fox, from the dot gov domain services in office of governmentwide policy at GSA, said an 18-month effort proved that artificial intelligence could help make sure agencies meet federal regulatory requirements easier.
Margie Graves, the deputy chief information officer of the government at the Office of Management and Budget, said the administration is trying to identify innovative approaches for recruiting and training IT workers.
Federal Chief Information Officer Suzette Kent said all of the work around IT modernization in 2018 set the foundation for bigger accomplishments in 2019.
The General Services Administration is creating new special item numbers under its IT schedule to make it easier for agencies to buy mobile computing services.
FedRAMP is looking to make it easier to align federal agencies with cloud providers with automated authorization processes to updated requirements and training.
GSA to hold cloud reverse industry training day to help further educate federal acquisition and IT executives about buying, using these services.
Federal News Radio has learned ATARC will take over running GITEC’s major spring conference. Meanwhile, GITEC’s board of advisors will provide insight and help for ATARC’s research priorities.