Information Security

Home Information Security

Internal Revenue Service releases Pilot IRS Update

Solicitation: Pilot-IRS-Update “The purpose of this posting is to provide an update of the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) progress over the last 3-6 months for requirements that are part of the Pilot IRS portfolio. As noted in the initial posting, the IRS anticipated issuing a solicitation for at least one of three potential projects, under the auspices of the Pilot […] The post Internal Revenue Service releases Pilot IRS Update appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Press Release: Cloudburst Security wins Department of Justice Cybersecurity Program Management BPA

“The Department of Justice has selected Cloudburst Security, a leading provider of cyber security services and solutions to the U.S. federal government and state governments, to provide a broad array of cybersecurity services and products under a new 10-year, full & open unrestricted multi-award blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with a contract ceiling of $1.9 billion. The contract will be available […] The post Press Release: Cloudburst Security wins Department of Justice Cybersecurity Program Management BPA appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

New exec tapped to drive NSF’s flagship cybersecurity research program, Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace...

Jeremy Epstein, an industry leader with over three decades of IT experience, including 25+ years in information security, has taken on a new challenge as Lead Program Officer for the National Science Foundation (NSF). In his new role, he will be responsible for Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program, which is NSF’s largest research program, focused on cybersecurity with about […] The post New exec tapped to drive NSF’s flagship cybersecurity research program, Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Washington Technology: Five regulatory changes for contractors to watch

“In recent years, both Congress and the Executive Branch have made it a key priority to mitigate risks across the industrial and innovation supply chains that provide hardware, software, and services to the U.S. government.” “Five of these initiatives are likely to result in new regulations in 2020, each of which could have a fundamental impact on companies’ ability to […] The post Washington Technology: Five regulatory changes for contractors to watch appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Department of Labor seeking Deputy CISO

“This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management (OASAM), Office of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Cybersecurity Directorate (CSD). The CSD is responsible for managing the Department of Labor Cyber Security Program.” Responsibilities: Serves as a key member of the senior planning and management staff of […] The post Department of Labor seeking Deputy CISO appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

NASA OIG outlines recommendations for improvement of Information Security Program

“In order to strengthen the Agency’s information security program, we made nine recommendations to the Acting Chief Information Officer to include: (1) ensuring the information system oversight process identifies delinquent control risk assessments and timely corrective action initiated to ensure that controls are reviewed and tested; (2) issuing clarifying policy guidance to ensure that controls for all active NASA information […] The post NASA OIG outlines recommendations for improvement of Information Security Program appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Lawmakers introduce bill that would create National Cyber Director position

“After then-national security adviser John Bolton eliminated the position of White House cybersecurity coordinator in the spring of 2018, Democratic lawmakers quickly introduced a bill to restore the position, arguing that it was crucial for the White House to show leadership on the issue.” “The bill never went anywhere. But two years later, the push for creating a top White […] The post Lawmakers introduce bill that would create National Cyber Director position appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS FEMA recruits new Chief Information Security Officer from DoD

This international cybersecurity advisor, consultant and educator brings her 20+ years of IT, information security and policy experience with the Department of Defense to this new role as the DHS Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) CISO. The post DHS FEMA recruits new Chief Information Security Officer from DoD appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Education Department CIO Jason Gray: Collaboration boosts cybersecurity posture

“At the Department of Education, workforce training and collaboration with other Federal agencies and academic stakeholders are helping the agency stay cybersecure, according to CIO Jason Gray.” “’Cybersecurity is one of the core focus areas that – since I’ve been at the department – has always been there,’ Gray said during the June 22 Mission to Innovate webinar.” “Recently, however, […] The post Education Department CIO Jason Gray: Collaboration boosts cybersecurity posture appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CDC recruits a new Chief Information Security Officer from DHS

Armed with experience gained as a Federal CISO responsible for the Vision, Strategy and Execution for Cyber Defensive Operations, Governance, Compliance and Risk Management to defend data and information systems for 60,000+ employees/contractors, this Senior Cyber Executive takes on a new challenge with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The post CDC recruits a new Chief Information Security Officer from DHS appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

EDITOR PICKS