IBM’s crime fighting data makes its transition to the cloud while OPM collaborates with the Defense Department in order to provide protection services for the millions affected by the recent data breach.
All this news and more in this week’s federal news round up from FTI.
Cyber Task Force Prepares Advisement for Next President
The Center for Strategic and International Studies’ panel is preparing to advise the next president of the United States, according to FCW.
The panel, which is comprised of technical experts on each coast, plans to issue recommendations for executive action and has various bipartisan support.
Archuleta Resigns and Calls for new Leadership
Katherine Archuleta, the director of the Office of Personnel Management, resigned July 10, according to The New York Times.
She reportedly informed President Obama she was immediately stepping down and said in a statement she felt new leadership was needed at the federal personnel agency.
OPM Teams up With Defense Department to Provide Protection for Data Breach Victims
The Office of Personnel Management recently announced it would collaborate with the Defense Department and a private contractor to provide protection for the 21.5 million individuals affected by the recent data hack, according to Defense Systems.
Protection services include identity restoration support, identify theft insurance and identity monitoring for children. In addition, OPM launched an online resource center concerning information on breaches and will later open a call center.
IBM’s COPLINK Moves to the Cloud
IBM i2 COPLINK on Cloud can assist law enforcement agencies in order to identify leads equipped with various search capabilities, according to GCN.
IBM’s COPLINK, for roughly 20 years, has helped law enforcement analyze crime data and access multiple data stores through one system. The cloud service can process various information, including partial data on license plates, tattoos or nicknames and location, according to IBM.