About socalgovgis - Michael Carson

Michael Carson, GIS Manager for the City of Burbank and President of Southern California Government GIS User Group

Security Issue in ArcGIS Server

ESRI has discovered a critical vulnerability in the ArcGIS Server component of ArcGIS Enterprise resulting in a Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) issue when special steps are taken by someone with network access to the deployment. This can result in access to and control over other infrastructure resources by unauthenticated persons.

This security issue affects all supported versions prior to ArcGIS Server 10.8 on both Windows and Linux.  Click here for more info and how to fix.

GIS Position at SCAG

Southern California Association of Governments has an opening for a GIS professional to join their team.  They are looking for a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Regional Planner Specialist in the Planning Division.  This position will serve as the technical expert working to develop and maintain SCAG’s geospatial models, tools and value-added data sets that support innovative 3D visualization project development.

Click here for more info and to apply.

Webinar: Use of Drones in Solid Waste Operations

Webinar, March 24, 2020, 12pm

Instructor: Sean Christian, PE, FAA 107

The use of geospatial technologies plays a critical role in Civil Engineering and is the underlying data that most construction, daily operations and permit compliance to rely on when operating sanitary landfills.

The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles or UAVs coupled with advances in GIS/CAD capabilities is quickly changing how construction management, field operations, surveying, and design work together.

The presentation provides an overview:

  • GIS and drone technology have in managing traditional operations of sanitary landfills
  • Recycle centers and how low-cost investments in software and hardware
  • Technology can yield significant payback in efficiency gains
  • Infrastructure management and improved decision-making

Click here more more info and to register.