2020 census

Census Bureau touts ‘successful’ test of internet self-response, other 2020 innovations

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

"The big takeaway from the 2018 census test is that all of our systems deployed and integrated effectively," Albert E. Fontenot, Jr., associate director for decennial census programs said Monday.

Security clearances, cybersecurity, 2020 census remain on GAO’s High-Risk List

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The list, which the GAO publishes every two years at the start of a new Congress, puts particular attention on the process for security clearances — an issue the agency first raised separately in 2018.

Sen. Mike Enzi has some IT questions for the new head of Census

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

Enzi wants to know about the Bureau's back-up plans in case of a cyberattack, among other things.

Here are the GIS tools that will support the 2020 census

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The Census Bureau plans to use GIS-enabled tools to find where citizens live, encourage them to respond to the census and record their responses.

GAO report: 2020 census isn’t out of the woods yet

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

"The Bureau continues to face significant challenges and risks in its efforts to manage the schedules, contracts, costs, and cybersecurity of its 2020 Census systems."

Census Bureau details cybersecurity protections for 2020 count

by Carten Cordell • 9 months ago

With the bureau preparing to make signification leaps in its technology for the 2020 count, agency officials are seeking to allay concerns about how citizen data will be protected.

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