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Industry, Workforce

New York City CIO Jessica Tisch steps down

January 6, 2022

Via: StateScoop

New York City Chief Information Officer Jessica Tisch told colleagues this week she’s stepping down from that role and will move into a different position in the administration of newly inaugurated Mayor Eric Adams. In an email to Department of […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

2 cloud computing predictions you won’t hear anywhere else

December 17, 2021

Via: Info World

It used to annoy me but now I think it’s funny. Every December my inbox gets stuffed with emails from PR firms that push predictions their clients make, hoping for a mention in a publication. I’ve lost count of how […]


Cybersecurity

Second Log4j vulnerability carries denial-of-service threat, new patch available

December 16, 2021

Via: CSO Online

A second vulnerability impacting Apache Log4j has been discovered as the security industry has scrambled to mitigate and fix a severe zero-day Java library logging flaw (CVE-2021-44228) dubbed Log4Shell. The new vulnerability, CVE 2021-45046, could allow attackers to craft malicious […]


Defense, Industry

Army Bring-Your-Own-Device Experiments Test New Security Concepts

December 15, 2021

Via: Government Executive

Some U.S. soldiers and National Guardsmen will be allowed to carry their own cellphones and other devices on missions next year, under an expanded Army pilot program that seeks to understand the risks of bringing some commercial technologies onto the […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Industry, Tech, Workforce

With $2B, Labor Dept. employs two-part strategy to fix unemployment insurance systems

November 29, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

The Labor Department’s new initiative to modernize the technology that underlies the country’s approach to delivering unemployment insurance is far from your typical IT project. Labor has 50-plus customers, each at varying stages of development and with varying types of […]


Cybersecurity

California state CISO: the goal is “operating as a whole government”

November 22, 2021

Via: CSO Online

The State of California experiences more than 200 million malicious probes every day – the equivalent of nearly 139,000 malicious correlated events per second. And they’re gunning for what may be the largest collection of digital information assets in the […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Speedb is a drop-in replacement for RocksDB that wants to take the embedded key-value store world by storm

November 17, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Key-value stores are the simplest, most fundamental data storage systems. Rather than providing elaborate query languages, most of them provide simple interfaces to store and retrieve data. Conceptually, any type of data management system or database can be built on […]


Cybersecurity

Why are you still using QWERTY? 2021’s most common passwords revealed

November 17, 2021

Via: ZDnet

An analysis of password habits worldwide has revealed we are still performing poorly when it comes to strong credential management. While the idea of using passwords such as QWERTY, 123456, and PASSWORD might seem like a joke these days, they […]


Cloud Computing, Tech

Informatica Cloud Data Marketplace lets business users share AI data sets

November 16, 2021

Via: CIO

Informatica is expanding its Intelligent Data Management Cloud (IDMC) platform with Cloud Data Marketplace, designed to allow employees within an organization to share ready-to-use data sets for use with AI and analytics models. The marketplace aims to let users contribute […]


Industry, Workforce

Vaccine mandate, holiday travel season loom for TSA workforce

November 16, 2021

Via: FCW

The holiday travel season is cranking into gear as the deadline for federal employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 approaches next week. That requirement includes workers at the Transportation Security Administration. Everett Kelley, national president of the American Federation […]