The amount of hurricanes and damage resulting from the storms has hit record numbers in the last two years. USACE continues to support disaster relief efforts from recent and past hurricane seasons.
More than 3,800 civilian federal employees, and more than 9,700 military personnel are currently deployed to help respond to Hurricane Florence.
Storm watchers’ biggest fear is that, like Hurricane Harvey last year, the giant Florence will slow almost to walking speed and dump feet of water on the East Coast, where the ground is already saturated.
Government Computer News reports that a new National Institute of Standards and Techology project integrates two protocols to enable automated policy enforcements on networks. The South Carolina Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services is testing the combination in a pilot program.