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.
NASA and EPA share concerns for balancing cybersecurity and use of IoT, but how they approach those concerns depends on agency mission — and budget.
As government IT seeks ways to be more innovative and responsive to keep up with increasing workloads and demands, open hybrid cloud offers hope as a means to meet growing mission challenges.
A surprising number of initiatives from the Truman and Eisenhower administrations and the Congresses of that era remain alive and relevant in today’s government. Now you can find the Congressional Record from the 1950s online. That’s thanks to a digitizing effort by the Government Publishing Office. Laurie Hall, GPO’s acting superintendent of documents, shares the details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Steve Battista, group lead at MITRE, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss cybersecurity and a new set of services that allows for the sharing of information on cyber threats. July 18, 2017
Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama is teaming with AT&T to use internet of things and smart city technologies to make the base run more smoothly. Federal News Radio’s Scott Maucione spoke with AT&T Air Force Client Executive Vice President Rocky Thurston and Maxwell’s 42nd Mission Support Group Commander Col. Don Lewis on Federal Drive with Tom Temin about the updates.
Getting to full benefit of cloud deployments means substantial reengineering of applications, as opposed to simply the lift-and-shift approach. But Chad Sheridan, the chief information officer of the Agriculture Department’s Risk Management Agency, says federal agencies aren’t quite there yet.
Today is the day White House asked agencies to submit their framework implementation action plans for the Trump administration’s executive order on cybersecurity. What’s new is having an agency executive responsible for all of the metrics and the addition of risk management. Tom Jones, federal systems engineer at Bay Dynamics, provides insight on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Homeland Security Department Science and Technology Directorate’s cybersecurity division is in a more comfortable place now with many of its top research and development priorities. It’s transitioned more than 75 major projects to practice and is finding a solid footing in the Silicon Valley start-up space.