By Lisa Gelobter, Chief U.S. Digital Service Officer, Department of Education · September 16, 2015
Back in March, the CIO Council Innovation Committee released an open data case study on the Department of Education. The department continues to use open data to better serve the U.S. public by recently releasing the ‘College Scorecard.’
From the beginning of the Administration, the President has made it clear that cybersecurity is one of the most important challenges we face as a Nation. It is also an ever-growing and constantly changing challenge. For years, whenever I’ve spoken with private and public sector leaders, I’ve regularly asked them how much time they spend on cyber and related issues.
Going into the midpoint meeting, my team felt confident. We were on a good track and had a solid problem statement and proposed solution. We feel there is poor resource management when it comes to email and other collaboration tools in the federal government.
Today, Federal CIO Tony Scott signed an OMB memorandum to enact the HTTPS-Only Standard for all Federal websites and web services. OMB first proposed the standard in March and requested comment from the public.