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Agencies including CMS Need to Approach Zero Trust Strategically

“As President Biden’s cybersecurity executive order (EO) stretches past its first year, Federal agencies are at varied points in their progress on the EO’s orders. Federal leaders say it is important for agencies to approach the EO’s zero trust components strategically and understand their networks as they make the move to a zero trust architecture… […] The post Agencies including CMS Need to Approach Zero Trust Strategically appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Adding Phishing Resistant Technology in Cybersecurity

In this episode, we take a look at modern, phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication options and how companies, such as Yubico, are working with Federal agencies to strengthen their cybersecurity postures. About Jeff Phillips, VP Public Sector, Yubico Jeff Phillips is Vice President, Public Sector at Yubico, where he oversees federal and SLED activities in North America. […] The post Adding Phishing Resistant Technology in Cybersecurity appeared first on FedHealthIT.

NIH awards SailPoint ICAM Integration and Support Task

Thundercat Technology, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, has been awarded a $1M SailPoint Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) integration and support task with the National Institutes of Health. The task was awarded on the CIO-SP3 SB contract vehicle. Thundercat was the only bidder. Awardee Name: THUNDERCAT TECHNOLOGY, LLC Contract Duration: 0 months Total Contract […] The post NIH awards SailPoint ICAM Integration and Support Task appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FedScoop: VA CIO Kurt DelBene; What’s next for agencies implementing President Biden’s Cybersecurity EO

“On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, federal agencies have new guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology on supply chain risk management.” “The one-year anniversary of President Biden’s executive order on cybersecurity is coming later this week. Dan Prieto, head of public sector cybersecurity strategy for Google Cloud, discusses the progress […] The post FedScoop: VA CIO Kurt DelBene; What’s next for agencies implementing President Biden’s Cybersecurity EO appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FedScoop: HHS commits to continuous monitoring, after information security found ‘not effective’

“The Department of Health and Human Services has agreed to continue implementing continuous monitoring of its systems, after an Ernst & Young audit released April 25 found its information security program ‘not effective’.” “HHS is working with the Department of Homeland Security to implement automated Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) tools that feed risk information […] The post FedScoop: HHS commits to continuous monitoring, after information security found ‘not effective’ appeared first on FedHealthIT.

VA RFI: Identity Trait Verification Tool Licenses

Notice ID: 36C77622Q0310 “Introduction: The HC IdM Team requires an existing commercial off-the-shelf web-based application identity trait verification tool for Government use.” “The HC IdM Team maintains a database of over 60 million electronic health records.  Access to this tool will provide the team with an enhanced ability to maintain the integrity of these records.  […] The post VA RFI: Identity Trait Verification Tool Licenses appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

DHS I&A CISO on Zero Trust obstacles

“As Federal agencies look to bring a zero trust security architecture to their disparate agencies and missions, resources are the main obstacle for agencies, the chief information security officer (CISO) for the Department of Homeland […]

GSA TTS executive on DevSecOps improving CX

“Both GSA and VA have transformed their organizations with a ‘product-centered’ approach, rather than ‘project-centered.’ This shift has enabled the agencies to focus more on customer needs and develop cohesive teams around those products that […]

World Wide Technology recruits former VA CISO Paul Cunningham as Chief Technology Advisor, Cybersecurity

Paul Cunningham, armed with perspective gained from more than a decade of Government information security and risk management experience, has been recruited by World Wide Technology as Chief Technology Advisor, Cybersecurity – Public Sector. In this new role, Paul will be responsible for providing insight and perspective into the complexity of the Federal Information Security […] The post World Wide Technology recruits former VA CISO Paul Cunningham as Chief Technology Advisor, Cybersecurity appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

DHS CISA, DOE Cyber leaders on using automation for threat detection

“Cyber leaders at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) believe automation can make dramatic improvements to threat detection and vulnerability management processes at federal agencies, but the cybersecurity workforce shortage still challenges federal agencies’ overall cyber health. According to CISA Tech and Cyber Strategy Lead Daniel Bardenstein, detection is one of several areas […] The post DHS CISA, DOE Cyber leaders on using automation for threat detection appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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