The Federal Emergency Management Agency on June 30 will become the first component within the Department of Homeland Security to completely roll out Microsoft Office 365 within the agency’s systems. That move is one of several initiatives Adrian Gardner, the agency’s chief information officer, is working on. By late September, FEMA aims to deploy derived credentials, which would enable employees to access the agency system from their mobile devices. […]

As floods sweep through Louisiana, lack of information for emergency response teams can be a matter of life and death. With the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s newly updated app, the agency hopes to improve emergency response data for natural disasters.