The agency maintains a database that includes various characteristics of some 19 million trees over some 350,000-plus plots of land
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The vulnerability concerns unauthorized code placed in the vendor's firewalls and virtual private networks that could have allowed hackers to read encrypted messages.
The former 18F director and PIF is joining a Danish software company.
The Obama administration plans to publish the first-ever governmentwide cybersecurity HR strategy later this month.
What's needed is to throw out decades-old reliance on government database and watch-list screening in favor of a more technologically evolved process.
The report blamed instability in the agency's CIO office for the lack of a strong risk management plan.
Previous comments attributed to the department's CIO shop warned that open source software was like "Mafia having a copy of all FBI system code."
The bill would require agencies to maintain comprehensive software inventories.
The initiative will act as a test for future commercial satellite efforts.
UCF is one of many groups partnering with DOD on hi-tech textiles.