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SSA awards $12M Cybersecurity and Risk Management Support Services task

Deloitte beat out two other bidders to win a 5-year, $12M task from the Social Security Administration to provide Cybersecurity and Risk Management Support Services. This task was competed on the SSA Cybersecurity and Risk Management Support Services BPA. Awardee Name: DELOITTE CONSULTING LLP Contract Duration: 60 months Total Contract Value: $11,755,065.60 Funding Agency: SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Number of Bidders: 3 […] The post SSA awards $12M Cybersecurity and Risk Management Support Services task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

USDA Food Safety and Inspection seeking CISO

Those who support the US Department of Agriculture’s FSIS may want to influence who applies for this role that is responsible for effectively leading and managing the ISC, consisting of the Cyber Defense Branch (CDB) and the Security Systems and Compliance Branch (SSCB), that ensures confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and authorization of the FSIS IT systems and applications. The post USDA Food Safety and Inspection seeking CISO appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GAO: Cybersecurity: Federal Agencies including CMS Need to Coordinate on Requirements and Assessments of...

Why GAO Did This Study “To protect data that are shared with state government agencies, federal agencies have established cybersecurity requirements and related compliance assessment programs. Specifically, they have numerous cybersecurity requirements for states to follow when accessing, storing, and transmitting federal data.” “GAO was asked to evaluate federal agencies’ cybersecurity requirements and related assessment […] The post GAO: Cybersecurity: Federal Agencies including CMS Need to Coordinate on Requirements and Assessments of States appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Salesforce recruits growth leader Josh Martin to bolster Federal Civilian accounts

Josh Martin, armed with nearly two decades of account management experience driving growth for established technology players in areas such as Infrastructure Services, Cybersecurity and Cloud Security, takes on a new challenge as Strategic Account Executive for Federal Civilian agencies at Salesforce. Prior roles include: Principal Enterprise AE – Strategic Accounts – Neustar, Inc. Enterprise Sales Representative, Mid-Atlantic – Verisign […] The post Salesforce recruits growth leader Josh Martin to bolster Federal Civilian accounts appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS FEMA awards FEMIS and ICAM Tool Application Management Support contract

Solicitation: 70FA3020F00000338 Contract Award Number: 70FA3020F00000338 Task/Delivery Order Number: 70FA3020F00000338 “The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Office of the Chief Procurement Officer (OCPO), proposes on behalf of Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), to award a Task Order pursuant to FAR 8.405-6, Limiting Sources to: 1. Continue uninterrupted systems operations and sustainment support for the […] The post DHS FEMA awards FEMIS and ICAM Tool Application Management Support contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: What one bug bounty platform’s FedRAMP authorization means for the industry

“Bug bounty companies have a solid track record with federal agencies, but the relationship is an unusual one, as far as IT services go: The platforms give freelance hackers access to specific parts of an agency’s technology, and those individuals earn money for identifying vulnerabilities. The companies don’t touch much of an agency’s tech directly.” […] The post FedScoop: What one bug bounty platform’s FedRAMP authorization means for the industry appeared first on FedHealthIT.

8(a) adds FCC IT Security Program Support Services contract

8(a) small business InteliPath has been awarded a 3-year, $5M task to provide the Federal Communications Commission with IT Security Program Support Services. This task awarded on the GSA IT-70 vehicle. Awardee Name: INTELIPATH SERVICES GROUP, INC. Contract Duration: 36 months Total Contract Value: $5,232,596.28 Funding Agency: FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Number of Bidders: 1 Award ID: 273FCC20F0051 The post 8(a) adds FCC IT Security Program Support Services contract appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CISA recruits recent Treasury and DHS cyber executive as Deputy Associate Director of Cybersecurity...

Steve Farole, armed with over a decade of cybersecurity policy and analysis experience in both Government and private industry, has taken on a new challenge as Deputy Associate Director for the Cybersecurity Division at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Prior roles include: Senior Cyber Policy Advisor – US Department of the Treasury Senior Program Specialist, […] The post CISA recruits recent Treasury and DHS cyber executive as Deputy Associate Director of Cybersecurity Division appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: Census Bureau Seeks Industry Input on Cybersecurity Acquisitions Strategy for Next Decade

“With government watchdogs eyeing its operations, the U.S. Census Bureau issued a request for information as it decides on acquisitions it might make to improve cybersecurity in a number of areas.” “The centuries-old decennial census is being conducted digitally for the first time this year, a herculean effort that is projected to cost $15.6 billion and opened the count to […] The post Nextgov: Census Bureau Seeks Industry Input on Cybersecurity Acquisitions Strategy for Next Decade appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal CISO Grant Schneider says ‘Zero Trust’ will have an effect on Information Sharing...

“Information sharing and cybersecurity controls are pillars of good governance and areas of emphasis for the federal government. The move to the zero-trust model potentially puts guardrails around sharing and requires cooperation between techies and the mission side to work, according to a top federal technology official.” “For much of the past 20 years, the federal government has segmented its […] The post Federal CISO Grant Schneider says ‘Zero Trust’ will have an effect on Information Sharing and Cooperation appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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