The Army Corps of Engineers and Department of Homeland Security’s new technology hires have federal backgrounds, for a change.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers appears to have been stolen from websites affiliated with alumni of the FBI’s National Academy.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office said the Postal Service’s retiree health benefits fund has over $60 billion in unfunded liabilities.
The Army names a new deputy CIO, while the Air Force picks its second-ever chief data officer.
Over the last eight years since the cloud-first policy, one thing has become clear success in moving to the cloud depends mainly understanding what applications you have today and rationalizing them for the future.
Army Corps CIO believes investing in software as a service will speed up IT modernization and promote more agility in the changes that are made within an agency
Army Corps’ working on cyber and user services roadmap to make processes and cloud transition more ‘reliable, agile, and capable.’
For success in the cloud, manage your data
Over the past 20 years, some would say the specific approach to cybersecurity taken by the government and industry has been shortsighted. The defense-in-depth approach is broken, according to some experts. They say it creates a false sense of security. It depends on too many point solutions at different layers of the network. In the end, it creates gaps and that is where hackers hide and eventually breach the network and take the data.
Greg Garcia, the chief information officer/G6 of the Army Corps of Engineers, said the Defense Department’s mandated transition to Windows 10 is a top of mind priority, but he is balancing that with cyber, cloud and other priorities.