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CenturyLink Provides Secure Cloud Connectivity to U.S. Census Bureau for 2020 Census; David Young Quoted

CenturyLink announced on Thursday that the company recently secured a contract to provide secure cloud connectivity to the U.S. Census Bureau that will help digitize the 2020 Decennial Census. The company will help digitize the 2020 Census by providing the Census Bureau with Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Services (MTIPS) at speeds of 40 Gbps or higher.

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Report: House Bill Would Provide Full-Year Defense Budget, Fund Civilian Agencies Through March 23

The House voted 245-182 Tuesday to pass a continuing resolution that would authorize a full-year budget for the Defense Department and maintain current funding levels for civilian agencies through March 23, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. The bill includes $659 billion in fiscal 2018 defense funds composed of $584 billion for the base budget …

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Profile: Lisa Blumerman, Census Bureau Associate Director for Decennial Census Programs

Lisa Blumerman has served as associate director for decennial census programs at the U.S. Census Bureau since March 2015. In this capacity, she provides executive leadership and direction for the bureau’s American Community Survey, geographic programs and the 2020 Census. The 19-year bureau veteran also held the roles of assistant associate director for decennial census …

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Census Bureau Searches for Information Security Office Chief

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun its search for a candidate who will serve as head of the office of information security in Washington. The bureau said in an Aug. 3 notice on USAJobs that the selected candidate will draft plans and coordinate information security programs for all computers, communication systems and …

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US Census Bureau Seeks New Chief Technology Officer

The U.S. Census Bureau has begun its search for a new executive to serve as the agency’s chief technology officer. According to a notice posted Monday on USAJobs, the CTO will perform duties as the principal adviser to the associate director for information technology and chief information officer and provide expertise on the technological …

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GAO Urges Census Bureau to Revamp Life-Cycle Cost Estimate Process

The Government Accountability Office has asked the U.S. Census Bureau to change the bureau’s life-cycle cost estimating process in order to meet GAO’s recommended characteristics for what a cost estimate entails. GAO said Thursday the bureau’s 2015 cost estimate for the 2020 Census did not contain the characteristics of what auditors referred …

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Former Census CTO Avi Bender Joins Commerce Dept as National Technical Information Service Head

Avi Bender, former chief technology officer for the U.S. Census Bureau, has been appointed to lead the Commerce Department‘s National Technical Information Service that distributes federal science and engineering information and data. Commerce said Monday Bender has played a role in the Census Bureau’s modernization efforts and has previous executive leadership experience from other federal agencies …

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