LaVerne Council said the agency submitted an enterprise cybersecurity strategy to Congress on Sept. 28, ahead of schedule.
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"Air-gapped" computers are used by defense organizations, nuclear power plants and other environments that require the tightest security.
Duties include creating policy recommendations and reviewing governmentwide cybersecurity workforce policies, procedures and programs to close any existing gaps,
Using a cloud-based solution to also help fill volunteer openings across 140 countries is part of changes the agency made to personalize its recruitment efforts.
Satellites and GPS are vulnerable to cyber attack. The tools of yesteryear are not.
The plan is to digitize more than 14,500 issues, currently only viewable in hard copy.
The next phase of the strategy to inculcate innovative digital practices in the halls of government might be to focus on the smartest people already in the room.
While new credit cards with chips are more secure than your old magnetic-stripe cards, there are still some flaws.
Municipalities that upgraded election tech in the years after the 2000 debacle are now working with equipment that is more than 10 years old.
Today, all OPM employees need a smart card for network access, but not for all users outside of the agency.