Senior Digital Strategist, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The Census Bureau selected a vendor on a sole-source basis to assess its vulnerability -- and announced plans to hire a CISO.
The Commission for Enhancing National Cybersecurity has issued a request for information to inform its recommendations on how to strengthen IT security in both the public and private sectors.
The spotlight will be on the U.S. Census Bureau for the 2020 count, especially in light of a major IT fail by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which prevented thousands of people from completing their mandatory surveys.
Two presidents have pushed agencies to adopt the next-generation internet protocol, but four years later progress is still slow.
In an unlikely partnership, DOD and Census are looking for new solutions related to data, mobility and communications.
The bureau could face serious challenges, GAO finds, unless steps are taken to identify and bridge gaps in mission-critical IT occupations.
Agencies considering a policy for employees to bring their own devices now have a toolkit as aid.
Another proprietary system could be destined for the dustbin as NIST considers a move to an open-source option.
Officials at the Commerce Department asked the public for ideas on what to focus on in implementing the federal digital strategy, and the replies are coming in.
NOAA's recently revealed reprogramming of funds should come as a shock to no one, says Alan Balutis.
A new mobile app provides key statistics on U.S. financial matters and trends.