Tags Amazon Web Services (AWS)

There's more to legacy tech than age, outgoing L.A. County CIO says

by Benjamin Freed

Bill Kehoe, who's been nominated to be CIO for the State of Washington, said L.A. County's cloud migrations were helpful during the COVID-19 response.

NSA takes rare steps to support telework, remote work

by Billy Mitchell

Top secret NSA work will probably never be fit for telework. But, forced by the pandemic, the NSA is finding more of its less-sensitive work can be done via telework.

AWS federal training 'Pop-Up Loft' attracts thousands

by Billy Mitchell

For the past three weeks, Amazon Web Services invited federal workers to visit a posh space in Arlington to receive free training, co-work and get help from experts on the company’s services. Called the AWS Federal Pop-Up Loft, the space attracted more than 3,400 registrants to learn new skills and get help navigating the company’s services. “The level of customer engagement and participation at our AWS Federal Pop-Up Loft demonstrates…

IC needs to share talent, innovation with private sector, ODNI’s Gordon says

by Jackson Barnett

The talent is out there — it is just not getting to the right places, Sue Gordon, principal deputy director of the Office of National Intelligence, said Tuesday. Gordon cited the need to share talent between the private and public sectors and to rethink the way intelligence workers navigate their careers. The partnership needs to extend

North Carolina launches cybersecurity training program for veterans

by Benjamin Freed

The state is partnering with Cisco and other tech firms to offer free training to former military members pursuing cybersecurity careers.