Commerce Department

Audit: USPTO’s mismanagement of active directory poses ‘significant’ cyber risk

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 months ago

Additionally, the agency failed to protect critical information technology assets found to be vulnerable two years ago, which could lead to intellectual property theft.

Report: Benefits agencies, lacking guidance, slow to abandon traditional identity verification

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 months ago

The 2017 Equifax data breach has officials second-guessing the old method, but no federal recommendations exist ensuring alternatives are adopted.

How Commerce’s measured approach to shared services actually helps adoption

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

Chairs and desks and laptops lend themselves well to shared acquisitions — ships and satellites a little less so.

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months 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.

In filling IT acquisition jobs, agency leaders want a new kind of hybrid

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

Agency leaders are also looking to upgrade the role of their acquisition officials for the 21st century.

Agencies should see themselves as big data organizations, Avi Bender says

by Carten Cordell • 1 year ago

NTIS Director Avi Bender talked to FedScoop about the importance of federal agencies pursuing innovation in their data management strategies.

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