FDA undertaking ‘unprecedented’ data infrastructure modernization during the pandemic
The agency hired a chief data officer and is forming a data team to develop the wireless infrastructure needed to capture information coming in from new technologies.
VPNs pose challenges for agencies sustaining remote work
Some agencies lacked enough licenses early in the pandemic, and now they're looking to segment data as cybercriminals exploit the network access the afford.
Census Bureau ‘comfortable’ with IT as census response deadline looms
A timeline is in place for completing testing of the systems that will process census data that prioritizes those needed immediately, according to one senior executive.
A remote-work headache for the FBI: Accessing unclassified data is harder than it should be
The challenge is that a lot of unclassified data resides on FBI legacy systems that otherwise are not available remotely, says the FBI Laboratory's Gurvais Griss.
HHS changed its business model in building the White House coronavirus system
HHS Protect currently collects more than 200 data sets from every state and territory. A lot of commercial off-the-shelf technology is involved.
DOT agencies adding data leadership while simplifying regulations
The department is using natural language processing to analyze its regulations and measure their complexity for lawyers to refactor.