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DOT FAA intends to award single source bridge contract for Program Management, Independent Risk...

NOTICE OF AWARD SIR 693KA8-20-R-00017, Cybersecurity Teting. Contract 693KA8-21-C-00012 was awarded to SYSNET Technologies Inc.in Oakton, VA., for an Estimated Award Value of $59,424,216.00 The SOLE PURPOSE of AMENDMENT 00004 is to update the ESTIMATED AWARD DATE to reflect: Wednesday, 1 September 2021 Read more here. Posted December 1, 2020 Related Notice 693KA8-20-R-00017 “The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), […] The post DOT FAA intends to award single source bridge contract for Program Management, Independent Risk Assessment Testing and ISS Assessment appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

MeriTalk: NASA Seeks Contractor for Cyber and Privacy Support

“NASA is looking for a contractor who can provide cybersecurity and privacy support for all of its centers and facilities, according to a recent request for proposals (RFP) on SAM.gov. The new contract seeks to provide Cybersecurity and Privacy Enterprise Solutions and Services (CyPrESS) to the agency’s Office of Chief Information Technology (OCIO). This anticipated contract comes after a May […] The post MeriTalk: NASA Seeks Contractor for Cyber and Privacy Support appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOJ DEA taps Deputy Section Chief, Cyber Support Section

Pete Kim, building on more than two decades with DOJ’s DEA through a series of progressively responsible roles, has taken on a new challenge as Deputy Section Chief, Cyber Support Section at the Drug Enforcement Administration. Prior roles include: Associate Deputy Chief Inspector, Office of Security Programs – DEA Senior Inspector, Office of Security Programs – DEA Inspector, Office of […] The post DOJ DEA taps Deputy Section Chief, Cyber Support Section appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Government Matters Video: Cybersecurity issues at Department of Veterans Affairs could have “catastrophic impact,”...

“The Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Denis McDonough promises changes are coming after a 12-week strategic review of the VA’s electronic health record program. That program is missing important elements of the federal government’s cyber defense strategy. Carol Harris, director of information technology and cybersecurity issues at the Government Accountability Office (GAO), […] The post Government Matters Video: Cybersecurity issues at Department of Veterans Affairs could have “catastrophic impact,” says Government Accountability Office director appeared first on FedHealthIT, a service of MileMarker10.

Senate confirms former White House official Jen Easterly as CISA director

“The Senate on Monday confirmed Jen Easterly as director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency by voice vote. Once she’s sworn in, Easterly — the departing head of Morgan Stanley’s Fusion Resilience Center and a former White House and National Security Agency official — will be busy with the aftermath of a spree of ransomware […] The post Senate confirms former White House official Jen Easterly as CISA director appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: CISA piloting mobile security tools under shared services program

“CISA’s Cybersecurity Quality Services Management Office (QSMO) is piloting three capabilities for mobile device security. The initiative is aimed at improving the security of government-furnished devices like smartphones and tablets. Vincent Sritapan, section chief for CISA’s cyber QSMO office, told Federal News Network about the pilots in an exclusive interview. He said mobile has always been ‘a part of our […] The post Federal News Network: CISA piloting mobile security tools under shared services program appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: CMMC assessment requirements could be changing, potentially raising costs for some

“The cost of some Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification assessments could soon increase as the Department of Defense considers introducing new requirements, four people familiar with the matter told FedScoop. DOD and the CMMC Accreditation Body are working to finalize requirements that could mandate having more experienced — and expensive — assessors conduct the needed tests of contractor networks that transmit […] The post FedScoop: CMMC assessment requirements could be changing, potentially raising costs for some appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: NASA seeks cybersecurity and privacy enterprise support

“NASA wants contract personnel to provide cybersecurity and privacy enterprise solutions and services (CyPrESS) in support of all its centers and facilities, according to a request for proposals (RFP). The contract will consist of a single award for an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract of solutions and services over a nine-year period. NASA‘s IT Procurement Office issued the RFP on behalf of […] The post FedScoop: NASA seeks cybersecurity and privacy enterprise support appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOT FRA awards Cybersecurity Program Information Security Assessment and Support task to Attain

Attain beat out one other bidder to win a 4-year, $2.6M task from the Transportation Department’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) to provide information security assessment and support services for the FRA cybersecurity program. This task was awarded using the Cyber Security Information & Program Services (CSIPS) BPA. Awardee Name: ATTAIN, LLC Contract Duration: 48 months Total Contract Value: $2,623,197.82 Funding […] The post DOT FRA awards Cybersecurity Program Information Security Assessment and Support task to Attain appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedTech Magazine: How Will Agencies’ Zero-Trust Strategies Come into Focus?

“President Joe Biden’s May 12 executive order on cybersecurity mandates that agencies move to adopt a zero-trust architecture for cybersecurity, and federal IT and cybersecurity officials say they see a real momentum behind the shift. However, they caution, it will take time, money and intense focus to make that reality. The executive order requires that by July 11, agency heads […] The post FedTech Magazine: How Will Agencies’ Zero-Trust Strategies Come into Focus? appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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