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State Department RFI: Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) for Cloud Mission Support

Notice ID: 19AQMM20N0077 “The Department of State has made substantial investments in migrating software, services, and IT operations to Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). These investments include Software As A Service (SAAS), Platform As A Service (PAAS), and Infrastructure As A Service (IAAS) products from government centric and commercial focused cloud offerings.  The Bureau of Diplomatic Security (DS), Directorate of Cyber […] The post State Department RFI: Managed Security Service Providers (MSSP) for Cloud Mission Support appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS CISA taps Acting Deputy Assistant Director

This cybersecurity executive, armed with a decade of IT management experience with the Department of Homeland Security in progressively responsible roles, including a recent stint with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency where he served as the No. 2 in the Cybersecurity Division, has been tapped as CISA's Acting Deputy Assistant Director. The post DHS CISA taps Acting Deputy Assistant Director appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

CVP wins NIH Cybersecurity Services task

Customer Value Partners (CVP) has been awarded a 1-year task with the National Institutes of Health to provide Cyber Security Services. The task was awarded using CIO-SP3 SB. Awardee Name: CUSTOMER VALUE PARTNERS, INC. Contract Duration: 12 months Total Contract Value: $1,248,040.00 Action Obligation: $1,248,040.00 Funding Agency: NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH Number of Bidders: 1 […] The post CVP wins NIH Cybersecurity Services task appeared first on FedHealthIT.

DHS CISA seeking Deputy Assistant Director for Cybersecurity

This position is located in the Cybersecurity Division (CSD) within Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). The Cybersecurity Division leads cybersecurity efforts for CISA as the Nation’s flagship civilian cyber defense organization. The division collaborates with partners across the government and private sector to enhance the Nation’s cybersecurity by sharing information, providing cybersecurity services and technical assistance, as well as […] The post DHS CISA seeking Deputy Assistant Director for Cybersecurity appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: Interim rule sets process to exclude, remove risky technology from supply...

“The Federal Acquisition Security Council put the fourth leg of the supply chain risk management stool in place last week.” “The long-awaited interim rule with a request for comments adds another layer of security and requirements on agencies to address ever-increasing concerns about the technology they install into their networks or use in the cloud. The interim rule is open […] The post Federal News Network: Interim rule sets process to exclude, remove risky technology from supply chain appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GuidePoint Security recruits former DHS Cybersecurity lead as new VP of Business Development

Jeff Schneider, an industry leader with over two decades of experience including a decade of service with the Department of Homeland Security in a variety of engineering leadership roles, has taken on a new challenge as Vice President of Business Development at GuidePoint Security. Prior roles include: Program Manager, Cybersecurity SME – Perspecta Security Engineering Manager – US Department of […] The post GuidePoint Security recruits former DHS Cybersecurity lead as new VP of Business Development appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Treasury RFP: Pilot IRS Cryptocurrency Tracing

Notice ID: 2032H8-20-R-00500 Related Notice: 2032H8-20-N-00034 Solution Challenge (SC) Three – Cyber Crimes Privacy Cryptocurrency Tools and Support “IRS-CI is seeking a solution with one or more Contractors to provide innovative solutions for tracing and attribution of privacy coins and Layer 2 off-chain transactions, such as expert tools, data, source code, algorithms, and software development services to assist their Cyber […] The post Treasury RFP: Pilot IRS Cryptocurrency Tracing appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Video: InfoSec, Women in Cyber Leadership, and Cyber Resiliency Panels at CyberScape Event with...

“With the coronavirus pandemic straining health care systems, it has become increasingly apparent that security is one of the most critical aspects of trusted data transfer. This includes safeguarding protected patient information tied to COVID-19 hospital admissions, to ensuring data integrity for clinical vaccine research and the timely delivery of medical supplies.” Watch the video here. Source: InfoSec, Women in […] The post Video: InfoSec, Women in Cyber Leadership, and Cyber Resiliency Panels at CyberScape Event with the USDA CISO appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

USDA CISO Venice Goodwine on FITARA scorecard improvement

“Venice Goodwine, CISO at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), pointed to the agency’s improvement in the cybersecurity component of its FITARA Scorecard – to a “C” grade on the latest issue of the scorecard, versus an “F” grade in that category on the scorecard a year ago. That improvement, she said, was a “huge accomplishment” and a team effort. […] The post USDA CISO Venice Goodwine on FITARA scorecard improvement appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: OMB Starts Clock on Agencies Implementing Policies to Welcome Public Security Research

“Federal agencies now have 180 days to publish and operationalize coordinated vulnerability disclosure policies aimed at encouraging ethical hackers to submit reports of weaknesses they find in government systems.” “’VDPs empower agencies to crowdsource vulnerability discovery and thereby realize extraordinary return on investment,’ Acting Deputy Director for Management Michael Rigas said in a press release announcing a new policy memorandum […] The post Nextgov: OMB Starts Clock on Agencies Implementing Policies to Welcome Public Security Research appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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