Tag Archives: Department of Transportation

Kristen Baldwin Joins FAA as CIO

Kristen Baldwin, deputy chief information officer at the Department of Transportation, has been tapped to serve at the Federal Aviation Administration as CIO, Federal News Network reported Monday. Baldwin has succeeded Sean Torpey, who assumed the role on an acting basis since December 2016.

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Bipartisan Senate Group Presents New Cybersecurity Education Bill

Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and John Thune, R-S.D., have introduced a bill that aims to fortify the country's cybersecurity education and workforce. The Harvesting American Cybersecurity Knowledge through Education or HACKED Act would support cybersecurity education programs led by certain agencies, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation said Monday.

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Atlas Research Secures Contract from Federal Railroad Administration to Create Strategic Human Capital Plan; Ryung Suh Quoted

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has awarded a contract to Atlas Research, in partnership with Jefferson Consulting Group, to create a five-year strategic human capital plan, Atlas announced on Wednesday

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NSF, USDA, DHS, VA, DOT Partner to Foster AI Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a program that aims to pursue artificial intelligence research projects with partnering institutes. NSF said that it partnered with the departments of Agriculture, Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs and Transportation to solicit for work under the National AI Research Institutes program.

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Former Delta Air Senior VP Stephen Dickson Senate-Confirmed to Lead FAA

The Senate has confirmed Stephen Dickson, a former senior vice president of flight operations at Delta Air Lines, as administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration following a 52 to 40 vote, Reuters reported Thursday. Dickson will succeed Dan Elwell, who served as the FAA's acting administrator since 2018.

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