In this exclusive executive briefing, IT specialists discuss how federal agencies are approaching cloud computing.
Kshemendra Paul joined the Veterans Affairs Department as its new chief data officer after spending the last almost three years at the Homeland Security Department. Meanwhile, SBA hires Bill Hunt from OMB and Labor promotes a new deputy CIO.
The three tenets of the Trump administration’s “cloud smart” strategy, plus the early successes from its component agencies, are driving the Department of Homeland Security’s journey to the cloud.
This program will provide a progress report on secure cloud computing in government.
The Homeland Security Department is hoping by year end to launch Cloud Factory, a platform offering shared services capabilities to provide a fully automated provisioning and delivery lifecycle for cloud services.
Kshemendra Paul, who spent six years as the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment, recently took a new job with the Homeland Security Department as deputy director for Mission and Strategy on the Information Sharing and Services team in the agency’s chief information officer’s office.
With 85 percent of agencies using smart identity cards to log onto computer networks, they’re starting to look ahead to the next phase of identity management: controlling who gets access to what information, and when.
The Intelligence and National Security Alliance convened a breakfast forum to host the panel discussion, “Virtualization in Collaborative Information Sharing Environment” to discuss the benefits of virtualization and how the public and private sectors can best work together to share information.
Kshemendra Paul, the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment, said the organization’s annual report to Congress demonstrates a maturing and sustainable set of frameworks and policies.
Federal, state and local law enforcement officers no longer have to check multiple and disparate databases to ensure they aren’t stepping on each other’s toes. The concept of event deconfliction is part of the federally-led effort to improve information sharing across law enforcement entities around the country. Kshemendra Paul is the program manager of the Information Sharing Environment. In part one of their interview, he tells executive editor Jason Miller more about the effort to bring together three main law enforcement systems.