Department of Agriculture (USDA)

USDA consolidating SOC functions, personnel

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 weeks ago

CISO Venice Goodwine has placed an emphasis on standardizing position descriptions in an effort to develop a workforce that can support new cyber capabilities.

EEOC, USDA get first TMF awards of fiscal 2020

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

Both agencies will be using the money to transition from legacy systems to modern, cloud-based versions.

Secretary Sonny Perdue shares what the Centers of Excellence have brought to USDA

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

"I didn't consider it a leap of faith at all," Perdue said. "I've seen it work."

USDA partners with Microsoft to make sense of farm data in new pilot

by Dave Nyczepir • 1 month ago

The FarmBeats platform can build machine-learning models across disparate datasets monitoring soil and weather, and the agency hopes to bring it to 200-plus research stations and farms nationwide.

Some USDA Centers of Excellence set to expire

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Some “workstreams” have been completed, while others will continue into the new fiscal year.

USDA unveils program to develop next generation of CIOs, CISOs

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 months ago

The department is looking for current employees who have served in leadership roles and want to lead its information technology community.

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