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FCW Insider: Aug. 5

At home and abroad, when it comes to 5G, critical infrastructure and supply chain security, the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies are employing a mix of partnership, persuasion and pressure to get results. Derek B. Johnson reports that policy efforts are at long last making cybersecurity a "team sport" between the public and private sectors.

If the Federal Data Strategy is going to succeed, structural changes are going to have to take place, writes Nick Psaki, principal system engineer with Pure Storage, in this FCW commentary. Legacy platforms need to be replaced with data-centric infrastructure, Psaki writes.

An Army test of smart-city communication tools tapped Army Research Lab-developed IoT architecture and commercially available smart-city hardware and software. Stephanie Kanowitz has more.

Posted on Aug 05, 2019 at 6:18 AM


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