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Think long-term about TIC 3.0 advancements during spike in telework, experts say
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
DHS needs help peeking into state and local networks, cybersecurity official says
A top federal cybersecurity official said Wednesday the Department of Homeland Security often lacks a clear picture of state and local governments’ network security, even as foreign adversaries increase their attempts to disrupt all levels of the public sector. And while federal agencies are getting better at working with state and local authorities, they face an ongoing challenge of staying ahead of an evolving threat landscape. “We don’t have good…
Homeland Security looks to grow talent in cloud, zero-trust
Recruitment and succession planning are the two “pressing needs” within the Department of Homeland Security’s IT and cybersecurity talent portfolio, Deputy CIO Stephen Rice said Thursday. Federal IT staff lacks “technical depth” in the area of cloud architecture, as well as zero-trust and software-defined networking, Rice said at an AFCEA luncheon in Arlington, Virginia. Amazon’s promise to