Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner John Koskinen urged Congress to fund the tax administration so it can invest in IT infrastructure, and meet customer service demands.
The Internal Revenue Service reported between January and June 1, it identified roughly 10,000 business returns for potential ID theft, compared to 4,000 in 2016, and around 350 in 2015.
What are the latest breakthroughs in data storage? Find out this week when Nick Psaki, principal systems engineer for Pure Storage joins host John Gilroy on Federal Tech Talk. July 25, 2017
All those wonderful apps that rely on global positioning don’t just happen. They depend on a fleet of satellites. That fleet is old, with lots of satellites on the verge of winking out. Kevin Brancato, director of government contracts at Bloomberg Government, updates Federal Drive with Tom Temin about on the status of fleet renewal.
Homomorphic Encryption Computing Techniques with Overhead Reduction (HECTOR) is important, and it’s something the intelligence community is seeking for very good reasons. Dr. Mark Heiligman, program manager for HECTOR at the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, explains why it’s so important on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Sonny Bhagowalia, the Treasury Department’s chief information officer, has moved to the Bureau of Fiscal Service to work on cyber and IT projects. But some say he may be the first of many career CIOs who will be moved out of their positions in the coming months or year.
The White House hosted a summit to educate agencies on how to implement Technology Business Management standards to improve the line of sight from dollars spent to value obtained.
Pentagon cybersecurity officials say two global ransomware attacks highlighted improvements the Defense Department has made to its ability to command and control its own networks, but also showed areas that are ripe for improvement.
Sean Torpey, the acting deputy assistant administrator for Information and Technology and acting chief information officer for the FAA, said the agency is swinging the spending pendulum from legacy IT to newer systems.
Wally Coggins, the director of the IC Security Coordination Center in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, has a full plate this year. He says that in the dynamic threat environment, he and his staff are working on three initiatives.
Lawrence Reed, the assistant director for security operations at the Justice Department, says the government needs to up its game when it comes to endpoint security, especially mobile end point.
Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione checks out some of the projects the Office of Naval Research is funding.
The National Institutes of Health is revving up a program and giving it a new name. The Precision Medicine Initiative is now called the All of Us Research Program. It seeks health data from at least 1 million Americans to be combined and made available to researchers. Chris Lunt, new chief technology officer for the program, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
AT&T and FirstNet say they are working to secure traffic on the first responder network, and are building a fleet of cell tower trucks ready for deployment.
The Homeland Security Department is sharing information and best practices not only on cybersecurity, but on cybersecurity training for a quarter million employees. Hemant Baidwan, director of governance and executive management at DHS, led the team resulting in the DHS Information Security Training Working Group. He tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin how it works.