Tag Archives: applications

Frederick Henry: New DISA Cloud Service Built for Core Data Center Level

The Defense Information Systems Agency has launched a cloud computing service for U.S. military and civilian agencies to manage virtual infrastructures, InformationWeek reported Tuesday. Henry Kenyon writes that DISA’s MilCloud offering is designed to help Pentagon organizations configure information systems, secure communications and access mission applications. “MilCloud allows us to …

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Marina Martin: VA Opens Access to Non-Sensitive Agency Data

The Department of Veterans Affairs has introduced an online portal to give the public access to agency data and other authoritative resources, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Michael O’Connell writes the VA Open Data webpage features a catalog of veterans services and tools that innovators can use to build relevant …

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NIST Issues Revised Manuals on Cybersecurity Mgmt

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released new versions of two manuals on computer security, aiming to help information technology workers prevent cyber attacks. Each document includes methods and techniques intended to protect virtual networks and information systems from suspicious programs and applications that can damage or disrupt …

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Computer Disruption Affects 70K Fed Job Applications

An Office of Personnel Management official apologized Thursday for a computer glitch that caused nearly 70,000 job applicants to lose some or all of their data. FierceGovernmentIT reports a four-day IT outage at OPM caused its USA Staffing system to lose the data. USA Staffing is a web-based system that, …

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