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Small Business Cybersecurity Specialist adds former VA CISO/Cloud SME as new VP

Roopangi Kadakia, an experienced Security and Technology professional with perspective gained as a senior executive with industry and with Federal agencies including VA, NASA, DHS, and GSA, takes on a new role as Vice President of Cybersecurity and Cloud with Peloton Systems. Peloton Systems is focused on being a leader in the cybersecurity industry with […] The post Small Business Cybersecurity Specialist adds former VA CISO/Cloud SME as new VP appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Press Release: CENTERPOINT Inc. Awarded $116M Contract to Provide Cybersecurity Support Services to the...

“CENTERPOINT Inc., a Leesburg, Virginia-based provider of cybersecurity services, announced today that the company has been awarded a $116 million, five-year, single-award contract by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the CIO (OCIO) to provide Cybersecurity Support Services.” “CENTERPOINT will leverage its industry-leading pureplay cybersecurity expertise to provide cybersecurity strategy, communications, […] The post Press Release: CENTERPOINT Inc. Awarded $116M Contract to Provide Cybersecurity Support Services to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) appeared first on FedHealthIT.

DHS CISA taps mobile security SME Vincent Sritapan from S&T

“… Vincent Sritapan is taking his cybersecurity skills to the new Quality Service Management Office (QSMO) run by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in the Department of Homeland Security.” “Sritapan comes to the QSMO from the DHS Science and Technology Directorate where he led the effort to secure mobile devices for the last six years. He worked at S&T […] The post DHS CISA taps mobile security SME Vincent Sritapan from S&T appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GovernmentCIO: DHS Tackles Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage with New Training Centers

“The Department of Homeland Security’s Science & Technology Directorate and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) awarded $2 million to the Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI) to develop a network of cybersecurity institutes to train the next generation of cyber professionals and crush a ballooning cyber workforce shortage.” “CIRI, led by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is one of […] The post GovernmentCIO: DHS Tackles Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage with New Training Centers appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FDA awards OIMT-OIS Cybersecurity Compliance bridge task

8(a) small business TACG has been awarded a 7-month $3M Office of Information Management Technology (OIMT)-OIS bridge task with the Food and Drug Administration. The task was awarded using GSA 8(a) STARS II. Awardee Name: TACG, LLC Contract Duration: 7 months Total Contract Value: $2,825,040.00 Action Obligation: $2,825,040.00 Funding Agency: FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION Number […] The post FDA awards OIMT-OIS Cybersecurity Compliance bridge task appeared first on FedHealthIT.

CMS recruits CISO and Information Security and Privacy Group Director

Armed with perspective gained from an extensive security focused career in industry leading information security and data privacy initiatives, this rising leader takes on a new challenge with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.The post CMS recruits CISO and Information Security and Privacy Group Director appeared first on G2Xchange Health.

Homeland Security Today: Should DHS Contractors Worry About CMMC?

“… Assuming that CMMC is successfully incorporated into DFARS (at the time of writing, an Interim Final Rule including a new DFARS clause 252.204-7021, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Requirements, is open for public comment), the goal is a five-year rollout to incorporate CMMC requirements into every DoD contract. But observers are already predicting that CMMC could become a standard across […] The post Homeland Security Today: Should DHS Contractors Worry About CMMC? appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Treasury US Mint recruits DOD Cyber Chief as new CISO

This cybersecurity leader, armed with 15+ years of experience in the military and private sector and expertise in network security, network engineering, system administration and information assurance knowledge, has taken on a new challenge as Chief Information Officer with the Department of the Treasury's US Mint. The post Treasury US Mint recruits DOD Cyber Chief as new CISO appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: OMB Confirms Appointment of Controversial New Federal CISO

“Camilo Sandoval, a former acting CIO for the Veterans Affairs Department, was the director of the Trump campaign’s data operations in 2016.” “The White House has quietly filled the position of federal chief information security officer. Camilo Sandoval has been serving in the role for the past month, according to the Office of Management and Budget.” “A spokesperson for OMB […] The post Nextgov: OMB Confirms Appointment of Controversial New Federal CISO appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

OMB Confirms Appointment of Controversial New Federal CISO – a former acting VA CIO

“Camilo Sandoval, a former acting CIO for the Veterans Affairs Department, was the director of the Trump campaign’s data operations in 2016.” “The White House has quietly filled the position of federal chief information security officer. Camilo Sandoval has been serving in the role for the past month, according to the Office of Management and […] The post OMB Confirms Appointment of Controversial New Federal CISO – a former acting VA CIO appeared first on FedHealthIT.

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