FCW Insider: June 1, 2021
The Biden administration released its $6 trillion fiscal year 2022 budget proposal on Friday, including $1.5 trillion in discretionary spending across federal agencies.
Microsoft said in a blog post the hackers behind SolarWinds are already advancing their tradecraft, and are impersonating a U.S. government agency as part of a global phishing campaign.
Investments in technology that supports multiple agencies would expand the TMF impact considerably.
The Army announced it would require all military, civilian, and contractors to rid their telework environments of internet of things devices, such as smart TVs and speakers.
*** Kathleen Miller is the Biden administration's nominee to serve as comptroller of the Department of Defense. Miller is currently a top official at the Department of the Army.
*** Community-led campaigns in about 25 cities this summer will work with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to collect data to identify neighborhoods with extreme heat. GCN has more on this story.
Posted by FCW Staff on Jun 01, 2021 at 2:02 AM