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Cybersecurity

FedRAMP approves first SaaS cybersecurity product

FedRAMP approves first SaaS cybersecurity productHP's Fortify on Demand obtained the first security software-as-a-service approval on FedRAMP.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
IT MANAGEMENT

CIA reorganizing to meet cyber threats

CIA reorganizing to meet cyber threatsThe nation's intelligence arm is modernizing with a new directorate and corporate structure.
  • IT MANAGEMENT
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Cybersecurity

Coast Guard cyber plan to focus on ports, shipping

Coast Guard cyber plan to focus on ports, shippingThe strategy, coming soon, will outline authorities and requirements for shipping firms and port facilities.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
DHS Blog

Momentum builds for analytics-driven security

Momentum builds for analytics-driven securityDHS's Trusted Traveler programs are enhancing security, increasing system-wide efficiency.
  • DHS Blog
  • 2 days, 8 hours ago
CLOUD

First cloud collaboration software gets FedRAMP approval

First cloud collaboration software gets FedRAMP approvalCollaboration software-as-a-service from Huddle gets ATO from USAID.
  • CLOUD
  • 3 days, 13 hours ago
SOLUTIONS AND IDEAS

Beyond BYOD Security: Plugging the Data Governance Gap

Beyond BYOD Security: Plugging the Data Governance GapThis lapse in data oversight can have serious consequences
  • SOLUTIONS AND IDEAS
  • 6 days, 4 hours ago
CIOS

Brig Gen: Military CIOs should have operational focus

Brig Gen: Military CIOs should have operational focusAs IT management and the cyber mission align, military CIOs should be doing the same.
  • CIOS
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
SOLUTIONS AND IDEAS

How automated threat response can close the cyber gap

How automated threat response can close the cyber gapIT security has changed from a recognized (if often neglected) concern to a hot button three-alarm fire.
  • SOLUTIONS AND IDEAS
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
CLOUD

Early comments provide focus for FedRAMP high baseline

Early comments provide focus for FedRAMP high baselineTake a first look at what agencies and industry are saying about the new security level for cloud.
  • CLOUD
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Cybersecurity

Clinton email flap highlights issues of shadow IT

Clinton email flap highlights issues of shadow ITManaging the use of unauthorized apps and devices is a critical cybersecurity concern.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Cybersecurity

CDM rollout to accelerate through 2015

CDM rollout to accelerate through 2015Expect more awards and the first operational systems by the end of the year.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Cybersecurity

Video: GSA solutions for cybersecurity

Video: GSA solutions for cybersecurityActing director for Strategic Solutions and Security outlines GSA offerings to meet cybersecurity needs.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Cybersecurity

FISMA report shows feds weak on user authentication

FISMA report shows feds weak on user authenticationAnnual cybersecurity review highlights need for stronger identity and access controls.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Cybersecurity

Second set of CDM task orders awarded

Second set of CDM task orders awardedAwards released for task order 2A, covering Homeland Security and its component agencies.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month ago
Cybersecurity

Cyber: Not a 'nerd topic'

Cyber: Not a 'nerd topic'Phyllis Schneck, DHS Deputy Under Secretary of NPPD, on building cyber awareness
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month ago
Cybersecurity

Schneck: Congress should pass administration's cyber legislation

Schneck: Congress should pass administration's cyber legislationPhyllis Schneck explains what cyber legislation needs to do.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month ago
DHS

DHS explores the requirements of cyber insurance

DHS explores the requirements of cyber insurancePhyllis Schneck, DHS Deputy Under Secretary NPPD, on what it takes to offer cyber insurance.
  • DHS
  • 1 month ago
Cybersecurity

Phyllis Schneck: Where Cyber is now.

Phyllis Schneck: Where Cyber is now.Phyllis Schneck DHS Deputy Under Secretary NPPD, on Where Cyber is now?
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month ago
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OMB has 'critical need' for IT specialists

OMB has 'critical need' for IT specialistsAgency looking to quickly fill position at new E-Gov Cyber Unit.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month ago
CLOUD

CIA to launch private app store next month

CIA to launch private app store next monthMarketplace will offer a suite of mission-specific apps for the Intelligence Community.
  • CLOUD
  • 1 month ago
Cybersecurity

OMB eyes active role in securing networks

OMB eyes active role in securing networksThe new E-Gov Cyber Unit will work with DHS to help struggling agencies with cybersecurity.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month ago
FEDERAL IT

Adapting wearable tech for security uses: Wolf Tombe, CTO, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Adapting wearable tech for security uses: Wolf Tombe, CTO, U.S. Customs and Border ProtectionWearable technology developed for the consumer market could have applications in law enforcement, homeland security.
  • FEDERAL IT
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
IT MANAGEMENT

Pay.gov now accepting PayPal, Dwolla payment options

Pay.gov now accepting PayPal, Dwolla payment optionsDigital wallets will help Treasury move away from paper transactions.
  • IT MANAGEMENT
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
CLOUD

New website, procurement guidance coming for FedRAMP

New website, procurement guidance coming for FedRAMPAgencies and vendors will get access to a new training module and assistance with contract language in the next few weeks.
  • CLOUD
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Identity & Access Management

NIST offering millions for online ID projects

NIST offering millions for online ID projectsMillions available in fourth round of NSTIC grants.
  • Identity & Access Management
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cybersecurity

Paper: Mapping dark web an issue of national security

Paper: Mapping dark web an issue of national securityFormer Homeland Security secretary co-authored a paper on the need to dive into the deep and dark web.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
BUDGETS

President's budget outlines future of federal IT

President's budget outlines future of federal ITBudget priorities show need for more agile, less wasteful IT projects.
  • BUDGETS
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cybersecurity

Obama announces threat info-sharing executive order

Obama announces threat info-sharing executive orderThe goal is to create a process for setting rules on information sharing between the government and private sector.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
CIOS

Three top priorities for new Federal CIO

Three top priorities for new Federal CIOFeds and industry execs discuss where Tony Scott should focus his time and how he can be effective as the new Federal CIO.
  • CIOS
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
CLOUD

DoD hashing out commercial cloud breach response

DoD hashing out commercial cloud breach responseAmid the Defense Department's aggressive strides in opening the Pentagon doors to commercial cloud services, officials are working to establish protocol for what happens when there's a breach or loss of data.
  • CLOUD
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
DHS Programs

DHS looks for big data cyber insights

DHS looks for big data cyber insightsA Homeland Security Department plan to improve cybersecurity for federal agencies features a significant role for big data, according to a White House report.
  • DHS Programs
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
CLOUD

Hashmi: Private clouds aren't really 'cloud'

Hashmi: Private clouds aren't really 'cloud'CIOs discuss whether private cloud environments offer the benefits agencies look for in as-a-service models.
  • CLOUD
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
CLOUD

FedRAMP adds three new 3PAOs

FedRAMP adds three new 3PAOsFirst Information Technology Services, TalaTek and Network Specialty Groups join the ranks of third-party assessors.
  • CLOUD
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
IT MANAGEMENT

CDM lead John Streufert set to retire

CDM lead John Streufert set to retireReport says Streufert ready to leave after critical legislation secured future of DHS cybersecurity initiatives.
  • IT MANAGEMENT
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
OVERSIGHT & GOVERNANCE

IT acquisition, PII added to GAO High-Risk list

IT acquisition, PII added to GAO High-Risk listTech and cybersecurity get more attention on biennial list of high-risk program areas.
  • OVERSIGHT & GOVERNANCE
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Cybersecurity

New cyber center to coordinate threat intelligence

New cyber center to coordinate threat intelligenceThe Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center will pull together information from public and private entities.
  • Cybersecurity
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago