Maria Roat: ‘Rollercoaster ride’ of 2020 provides CIOs opportunity to modernize more in 2021
"As I look over the next year, these changes really give us opportunities to continue to innovate and challenge the norms and status quo," said Deputy Federal CIO Maria Roat.
CIO Council identifying governmentwide areas for IT modernization
CIOs have showed they're willing to cut through bureaucratic red tape during the pandemic, if it means streamlining IT services, said the deputy Federal CIO.
Trump administration releases data skills catalog, ethics framework
As part of the Federal Data Strategy 2020 Action Plan, the White House recently published a curated data skills catalog and a data ethics framework for public comment.
Maria Roat: Agencies must keep emerging tech in mind as they modernize security
Quantum computing, in particular, should be accounted for as agencies build zero-trust security architectures, said the deputy Federal CIO.
‘Malicious’ cyber actor spoofing SBA’s coronavirus loan relief webpage
The spoofed website is designed for credential stealing and comes almost four months after the Small Business Administration took down eight fraudulent websites amid the pandemic.
Federal data science reskilling program coming soon, Roat says
Maria Roat said a new data science training program is launching later this month.