Tags Department of Homeland Security

GSA put data at risk mishandling 15,000 contract employee access cards

by Dave Nyczepir

The agency couldn't account for about 15,000 cards, according to auditors.

DHS is rebalancing cyber support contracts

by Dave Nyczepir

The Department of Homeland Security wants to ensure its workforce has the skills needed to respond to evolving threats.

Think long-term about TIC 3.0 advancements during spike in telework, experts say

by Dave Nyczepir

The coronavirus is hastening adoption of Trusted Internet Connections, according to industry and agency officials, but pilots still need to prove out.

SBA addressing information security issues amid coronavirus response efforts

by Dave Nyczepir

The agency's security operations team has taken down eight fake websites and two fake Twitter accounts in recent weeks with the help of the Department of Homeland Security.

DHS still finding a balance between enterprise architecture and CDO functions

by Dave Nyczepir

As more agencies within the federated department appoint chief data officers, enterprise architecture shops are having to adjust to dual-hatting.

GSA’s coronavirus bot shows how RPA can supplement pandemic response

by Dave Nyczepir

The agency needed to process a lot of data about infection counts in areas where it runs federal buildings. Robotic process automation (RPA) cut down a lot of repetitive, manual work that humans were doing.

DHS lacks a cyber workforce strategy four years later

by Dave Nyczepir

Without proper staffing and training, the department can't be sure federal systems are secure, according to the Office of Inspector General.

DHS cloud migration faced initial training hurdle

by Dave Nyczepir

The department is more concerned with security, network monitoring and application management than it is with which cloud it uses, said the Information Sharing & Services Office's executive director.

DHS ‘blew up’ its hiring system for cybersecurity talent

by Dave Nyczepir

The new process will offer market-sensitive pay across the board and enable the department to make job offers more quickly, such as at tech conferences.

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