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FedScoop: TIC program in ‘final stage’ before releasing remaining 3.0 guidance

“The Trusted Internet Connections program is in the “final stage” of its work with the Office of Management and Budget and other stakeholders to release remaining, final TIC 3.0 guidance, said Director Sean Connelly on Thursday.” “Both the U.S. Digital Service and General Services Administration are coordinating with the program on releasing the Overlay Handbook and Traditional TIC and Branch […] The post FedScoop: TIC program in ‘final stage’ before releasing remaining 3.0 guidance appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: VA looks beyond multi-factor authentication to secure extended telework

“The pandemic has pushed the Department of Veterans Affairs to think beyond multifactor authentication to keep bad actors out of VA systems as it anticipates extended work-from-home policies.” “One of the federal government’s largest agencies, the VA has fully embraced multi-factor authentication across the board and is now exploring additional ways to authenticate users and […] The post FedScoop: VA looks beyond multi-factor authentication to secure extended telework appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FedTech Magazine: VA, DoD Work to Protect Patient Information and Secure Devices

Just like their civilian counterparts, the medical facilities run by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Department rely on modern technology, using everything from electronic health records to networked diagnostic equipment and 5G-enabled technology.” “More than 6 million people use the VA’s 1,243 healthcare facilities worldwide; 9.5 million active-duty service members, military retirees […] The post FedTech Magazine: VA, DoD Work to Protect Patient Information and Secure Devices appeared first on FedHealthIT.

VA RFI: Cyber Security Audit Services

Updated October 23, 2020 Notice ID: 36C10B20Q0523 This amendment to the RFI is to announce this acquisition has been cancelled. Read more here. Posted August 10, 2020 Solicitation: 36C10B20Q0523 The objective of this acquisition is to acquire professional services to perform in-depth Cyber Security Audit Services in support of the VA FSC. Specifically, the Cyber […] The post VA RFI: Cyber Security Audit Services appeared first on FedHealthIT.

DHS Deputy CTO Brian Campo on using AI to leverage Zero Trust

“The heart of the zero trust approach to cybersecurity is proactive control over your data, according to Department of Homeland Security Deputy Chief Technology Officer Brian Campo.” “In a virtual event hosted by NextGov last week, Campo said the first step in a zero trust strategy is recognizing there is no physical boundary anymore, just data, which security professionals must […] The post DHS Deputy CTO Brian Campo on using AI to leverage Zero Trust appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Update: Protest of $116M HHS OCIO Cybersecurity Support Services task denied

The last of three known protests related to this award for cybersecurity support services in support of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Chief Information Officer has now been denied.The post Update: Protest of $116M HHS OCIO Cybersecurity Support Services task denied appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

IRS OCIO inks Cyber Security Data Warehouse (CSDW) Consolidation and Co-terming task

The Department of the Treasury has awarded a 10-month, $4.5M task to provide Cyber Security Data Warehouse (CSDW) consolidation and co-terming. Small business AlphaSix Corporation received the task, which was awarded on the NASA SEWP V contract vehicle. Awardee Name: ALPHASIX CORPORATION Contract Duration: 10 months Total Contract Value: $4,498,881.04 Funding Agency: INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE Number of Bidders: 1 RFP […] The post IRS OCIO inks Cyber Security Data Warehouse (CSDW) Consolidation and Co-terming task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

SBA CTO Sanjay Gupta on TIC 3.0 as a part of IT Modernization

“Evaluating the promise of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) TIC 3.0 initiative might seem daunting given the fundamental changes in security thinking that it portends, but at least one Federal agency wrapped up that process in less than 90 days as part of a broader effort to consider the impact of IT modernization.” “That was the message from […] The post SBA CTO Sanjay Gupta on TIC 3.0 as a part of IT Modernization appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Code42 recruits FedCiv growth leader Anne Morgan to drive Federal Sales

Anne Morgan, a growth executive armed with 17 years of Federal sales experience with several leading technology providers, has taken on a new challenge as Director of Federal Sales at Code42, a cloud-based Insider Risk Detection and Response solution provider. In her new role, Anne will lead sales effort of Proofpoint’s Advanced Email Security, Threat Intelligence, Security Awareness training, Archive […] The post Code42 recruits FedCiv growth leader Anne Morgan to drive Federal Sales appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Blockchain analysis leader Chainalysis recruits Treasury Cyber Lead to drive Market Development

Don Spies, a Federal executive armed with more than a decade of experience with the Department of the Treasury in progressively responsible cybersecurity and operational management roles, has taken on a new challenge as Director of Market Development with Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis leader. Prior roles include: Deputy Director OCCIP, Cyber Information Group Lead – US Department of the Treasury […] The post Blockchain analysis leader Chainalysis recruits Treasury Cyber Lead to drive Market Development appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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