Agencies ‘likely’ underreporting cloud spending, savings
The GAO, in a new report, says it identified some general trends on cloud spending and the related savings, but details at many of the 16 surveyed agencies were hard to come by.
TSA pipeline cybersecurity under review
The agency revised how it updates voluntary security guidelines for pipeline operators in April to address increased threats of hacking and environmental terrorism.
Federal agencies continue to face challenges in consolidating data centers, GAO says
Of the six agencies that had success, most had executive leadership buy-in and a communications plan prioritizing closures, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Report: Government can’t quantify automation’s effect on the workforce, yet
The Department of Labor needs new data collection methods tracking the issue, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Building a Space Force won’t ease DOD’s challenges in space, report says
Numerous satellite programs are over budget and delayed as the agency works to improve its resilience to cyberattacks and survivability against space debris.
Many federal cybersecurity vacancies aren’t being coded properly, GAO says
Six of the 24 agencies surveyed by GAO had not "completed assigning the associated work role codes to their vacant positions, although they were required to do so by April 2018" under the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Assessment Act of 2015.