Employees lack clear confidant for discussing data removal, former official says
At a time when some worry that federal scientific data will be removed from government websites, a former Obama-era Commerce Department official said Saturday he didn't know of a clear path for career officials to alert people to those problems.
‘Assault on fundamental rights’ to demand social media passwords at border, coalition says
Mandating certain non-citizens give up their social media passwords as a condition of entry into the country would undermine their security and privacy, a group of tech and civil liberties organizations said Monday.
‘All of our federal data assets are currently at risk’ — here’s how people are trying to protect them
A group of coders, librarians, scientists, storytellers and others passionate about data came together at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., to help preserve federal data some worry could disappear during the Trump administration.
Report: Two Interior Department agencies riddled with IT vulnerabilities
Thousands of critical and high-risk vulnerabilities were identified on IT assets at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education, according to an inspector general report released to the public.
FedRAMP drafts ‘Tailored’ approach to authorizing low-risk applications
The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) unveiled Thursday the first draft of another tool it will add to its kit — a way to more efficiently authorize low-risk cloud services.