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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory recruits Cybersecurity lead from industry

Jason Shibata, a seasoned information technololgy leader who builds teams to develop strategies, execute programs, and solve complex technical problems, has taken on a new challenge as Cybersecurity Manager at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Jason spent more than a decade with the US Air Force in three different stints serving in IT leadership roles in the space sector. Prior roles […] The post NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory recruits Cybersecurity lead from industry appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

ED CISO on Zero Trust implementation

“Federal agency leaders agree that zero trust is a journey that will take time to implement but, with modern-day cyber threats, the sooner agencies implement zero trust the better. During ACT-IAC’s ‘GSA and Agencies on EIS – Looking Ahead’ event, Federal leaders discussed why zero trust is important and how the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) program ties into it. ‘It’s […] The post ED CISO on Zero Trust implementation appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GAO: Significant attention needed to address high-risk Federal cybersecurity areas

“Why GAO Did This Study The effective management and protection of IT has been a longstanding challenge in the federal government. Each year, the federal government spends more than $100 billion on IT and cyber-related investments; however, many of these investments have failed or performed poorly and often have suffered from ineffective management. Accordingly, GAO added improving the management of […] The post GAO: Significant attention needed to address high-risk Federal cybersecurity areas appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS Taps Unit Chief, Cyber Crimes Unit at Cyber Crimes Center

Matthew Swenson, an industry leader Interested in digital forensics, cyber security, mobile device forensics, incident response, cybercrime and investigations, has taken on a new challenge as Unit Chief – Cyber Crimes Unit at the DHS Cyber Crimes Center – Homeland Security Investigations Cyber Division. Prior roles include: Section Chief – Network Intrusion Section — Homeland Security Investigations National Program Manager […] The post DHS Taps Unit Chief, Cyber Crimes Unit at Cyber Crimes Center appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: USPTO Taking Multiple Paths to Improve Agency Cybersecurity

“At the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), cybersecurity is at the forefront of mission goals that include transitioning to cloud systems, a new cyber training regimen for USPTO remote examiners, and a new insider threat program, and agency official said April 14. During the FedInsider Technology Innovation: Guidelines for Government Modernization webinar on, USPTO CIO Jamie Holcombe spoke about […] The post MeriTalk: USPTO Taking Multiple Paths to Improve Agency Cybersecurity appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Listen: FDA Cyber lead Securing Medical Devices and the Software Supply Chain

“Amid software hacks like the SolarWinds incident, the FDA works with manufacturers and other agencies to ensure medical devices are secured and personal data is kept safe. Jessica Wilkerson, cyber policy advisor at the FDA, discusses the shared responsibility of cybersecurity and the need to secure the entire supply chain.” Listen to the newscast here. […] The post Listen: FDA Cyber lead Securing Medical Devices and the Software Supply Chain appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

DHS Cyber Secure Dashboard helps Federal agencies leverage CMMC guidelines

“Cybersecurity is top of mind for the White House and federal agencies amid recent cybersecurity breaches and related concerns on the supply chain. Federal agencies looking to boost security strategies could do so with helpful tools from the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI)…” “The institute’s flagship tool, the Cyber Secure Dashboard (CSD), helps private and public organizations keep track of […] The post DHS Cyber Secure Dashboard helps Federal agencies leverage CMMC guidelines appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS CBP CISO on Zero Trust’s role in cloud migration

“Federal agencies implementing a zero trust approach to cybersecurity accept breaches and hacks as inevitable. Instead of concentrating all resources on preventing cyberattacks, these agencies also execute strategies to mitigate attacks when they happen. Identity access management and cloud computing are two key aspects of zero trust. Many federal agencies already have the technologies and expertise to implement a zero […] The post DHS CBP CISO on Zero Trust’s role in cloud migration appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Small business recruits recent DOE Cyber lead

Looking to leverage perspective gained leading energy sector engagement, preparedness and response activities, and research and development in cybersecurity and physical security to better protect the energy sector of the United States, and prior White House experience driving Maritime Cyber Policy, Pacific Cyber Policy, and National Defense Cyber Policy, this small business leader in enterprise AI, delivering trusted AI technology and ROI enablement services adds a new Director of Cyber Missions. The post Small business recruits recent DOE Cyber lead appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS CISA recruits Associate Director for Analysis

Armed with perspective gained serving as the Chief Technology Officer and key scientific authority within the Department of the Air Force's Modeling and Simulation (M&S) field of endeavor, this leader takes on a new challenge with the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. The post DHS CISA recruits Associate Director for Analysis appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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