CYA time: Aviation industry group had warned FAA about system as early as 2018
Victory has 1,000 fathers, they say, while defeat is an orphan. After last week’s spectacular FAA pilot notification system meltdown, the National Business Aviation Association, a trade group representing more than 11,000 aeronautics companies and professionals, issued a statement urging FAA to modernize the Notice to Air Missions, claiming they had first made this call in 2018. Read more
ICE seeking to move legal discovery system to cloud.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has posted an RFI to solicit white papers for proposed methods to transition their legal discovery system used by 1,100 lawyers and 350 support personnel to a cloud-based system compliant with FEDRAMP standards. Read more
CISA, DHS eye open source software use in critical infrastructure.
CISA is gearing up efforts to improve transparency and visibility in software and technology supply chains this year, with various efforts snowballing toward what the agency’s leader calls “cyber safety.” CISA and the DHS’s Science and Technology Directorate, for instance, are sketching out projects to use open source software in critical infrastructure sectors. CISA advisor Allan Friedman said while most open source activities are occurring outside of agency confines, the government can step in in areas where “massive resources aren’t available today,” like with critical infrastructure. Read more