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Education Awards $37M FSA Cybersecurity and Privacy Support Services (CPSS) task

Beating out 10 other bidders, this small business that specializes in cybersecurity and technical risk management solutions, has been awarded a 5-year task from the Department of Education to provide the office of Federal Student Aid with Cybersecurity and Privacy Support Services (CPSS) for tax information services. The post Education Awards $37M FSA Cybersecurity and Privacy Support Services (CPSS) task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CDC taps Lead IT Cybersecurity Specialist

Looking to leverage this Cybersecurity Professional’s years of experience in cybersecurity technology assessments, developing cybersecurity technology policies, standards, and operating procedures; reviewing and documenting current technology architecture, and recent perspective gained providing technical security architecture and engineering advice and expertise to OCIO development, operations, and maintenance teams, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention adds a new cyber lead. The post CDC taps Lead IT Cybersecurity Specialist appeared first on G2Xchange Health, a service of MileMarker10.

GAO: Cybersecurity: NIH Needs to Take Further Actions to Resolve Control Deficiencies and Improve...

“Why GAO Did This Study – NIH responsibilities include conducting research on the prevention of infectious diseases such as COVID-19, administering over $30 billion annually in medical research grants, and supporting research on pathogens, including those that have the potential to pose a severe threat to public health and safety. In carrying out its mission, […] The post GAO: Cybersecurity: NIH Needs to Take Further Actions to Resolve Control Deficiencies and Improve Its Program appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Federal News Network: New FISMA guidance strikes familiar cyber tune, but can OMB change...

“In April 2010, the Office of Management and Budget called for real-time cybersecurity data reporting and the end of compliance and paperwork exercises. Over the course of the next 11 years, an assortment of federal chief information officers followed with annual Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) guidance that played a similar tune…” “But if those long-time chief information security […] The post Federal News Network: New FISMA guidance strikes familiar cyber tune, but can OMB change out the instruments? appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS CISA ordered to automate collection of cybersecurity metrics by April 2022

“The White House is calling on the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to establish a strategy for automating the collection of federal agencies’ cybersecurity metrics by April of next year. In new FISMA guidance issued Monday, the Office of Management and Budget also orders CISA to set timelines for collecting the data. By December 2022, OMB expects to begin grading […] The post DHS CISA ordered to automate collection of cybersecurity metrics by April 2022 appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: OMB Guidance Heralds Automation of FISMA Reporting

“The Office of Management and Budget plans to develop a strategy that will enable agencies to automatically fulfill reporting requirements under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act…” “’As federal agencies face ever more sophisticated attempts to compromise government systems, it is vital that agency security efforts are focused on making it demonstrably harder for our adversaries to succeed,’ said Federal […] The post Nextgov: OMB Guidance Heralds Automation of FISMA Reporting appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOJ RFI: FBI National Security and Criminal Mission Centers Cyber Intrusion Analysis Support

Notice ID FBI_NCIJTF_RFI “Requirements This effort requires the support of cyber intrusion analysts who will review the details of Internet communications that are obtained from FBI field offices, other Government agencies, and FBI partners to provide these organizations with investigative and operational leads to enable attribution and link analysis, and coordination. In addition to providing support to the FBI and […] The post DOJ RFI: FBI National Security and Criminal Mission Centers Cyber Intrusion Analysis Support appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA Solicitation: Fraud Prevention Solution Software Subscription

Notice ID: 36C10A22R0002 “The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center (FSC) is a franchise fund site operated under the Government Management Reform Act, Public Law 103-356. Consequently, the VA FSC receives no federally appropriated funding and is required to market VA FSC services to customers. The FSC provides financial services to VA as […] The post VA Solicitation: Fraud Prevention Solution Software Subscription appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

FCW: What’s next for CMMC

“Matthew Travis, the CEO of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program’s accreditation body (CMMC-AB), told FCW that even with the reboot, there’s still work to be done and the goal is to get the interim and voluntary program up and running in early 2022. ‘I think it’s important to recognize that the real driver for this is scalability,’ Travis said. […] The post FCW: What’s next for CMMC appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: OPM makes competing for cybersecurity talent a priority

“The Office of Personnel Management’s policy and human resources shops are focused on improving the agency’s personnel system to outcompete those of other agencies in hiring cybersecurity talent, according to Director Kiran Ahuja. Ahuja recently signed off on ‘critical’ pay increases for a couple of cyber positions to keep pace with other agencies, she said, during a National Academy of […] The post FedScoop: OPM makes competing for cybersecurity talent a priority appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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