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Nextgov: President’s Budget Would Axe NIST Program Meant to Help Small Businesses with Cybersecurity

“While the president’s budget proposal for 2021 would largely maintain current funding levels for cybersecurity across the government, it would deliver at least one notable casualty: the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.” “The budget would put $18.8 billion toward cybersecurity across government—with $12.8 million less than the 2020 request—and significantly increase dollars to […] The post Nextgov: President’s Budget Would Axe NIST Program Meant to Help Small Businesses with Cybersecurity appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Federal News Network: VA, HHS, SBA among biggest winners in $92B IT budget request...

“The White House is asking Congress for the largest information technology budget ever, driven, in part, by the need to move to shared services and continue the modernization of federal systems and applications.” “President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2021 budget request asks for $92.1 billion, up from $91.9 billion in 2020 and $88.7 billion in 2019. […] The post Federal News Network: VA, HHS, SBA among biggest winners in $92B IT budget request for 2021 appeared first on FedHealthIT.

FedScoop Video: Education’s Steve Hernandez discusses the evolution to zero trust

Department of Education CISO Steven Hernandez is interviewed at the Duo Security Zero Trust Summit 2020.  Watch the video here. Source: Education’s Steve Hernandez discusses the evolution to zero trust – February 10, 2020. FedScoop. The post FedScoop Video: Education’s Steve Hernandez discusses the evolution to zero trust appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: Federal Tech Guide to Trump’s 2021 Budget

“Continuing the year-over-year trend, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding for IT projects across government in the president’s fiscal 2021 budget request.” “The topline figures for 2021 have the administration requesting almost $92.2 billion for IT next year, including civilian—$53.4 billion—and unclassified defense spending—$38.8 billion. That number represents a nearly $200 million increase over approved spending on […] The post Nextgov: Federal Tech Guide to Trump’s 2021 Budget appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop Video: State’s Gerald Caron on whether zero trust is just another buzzword

Gerald Caron, the State Department’s Director of Enterprise Network Management, is interviewed at the Duo Security Zero Trust Summit 2020. Watch the video here. Source: State’s Gerald Caron on whether zero trust is just another buzzword – February 10, 2020. FedScoop. The post FedScoop Video: State’s Gerald Caron on whether zero trust is just another buzzword appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

USPTO awards Cybersecurity Support task

Veteran-owned small business Securicon has been awarded a 1-year, $1M Cybersecurity Support Task with the Commerce Department’s US Patent and Trademark Office. The task was awarded using the IT Cyber Security Support BPA. Awardee Name:  SECURICON LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY Contract Duration: 11 months Total Contract Value: $1,420,767.49 Funding Agency: US PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE Number of Bidders: 1 RFP ID: […] The post USPTO awards Cybersecurity Support task appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DHS international cyber crime SME Jared Der-Yeghiayan exits, joins industry

Jared Der-Yeghiayan, a DHS special agent and criminal investigator who investigated international cyber crimes, including the much publicized Silk Road cases, will bring perspective gained as the Cyber Division’s SME on International Cyber Crimes and Cases, as well as Darknet and Cryptocurrency Investigations, to his new role as Director of Global Cyber Investigations & Incident Response at Berkeley Research Group. […] The post DHS international cyber crime SME Jared Der-Yeghiayan exits, joins industry appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

White House National Security Council recruits Director for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity from DHS CISA

Brian Scott, with over four decades of Government and military leadership experience including more than a decade of service with DHS in a variety of senior cybersecurity roles, has taken on a new challenge as Director for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity at the National Security Council within The White House. Prior roles include: Director of Policy – Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security […] The post White House National Security Council recruits Director for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity from DHS CISA appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOJ RFI: Office of Justice Programs OCIO IT Security Support Services

Solicitation: 15PAWD20N00000004 “The purpose of this requirement is to obtain information technology security services to support the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Information Security Program. The OCIO is responsible for providing information security protection of OJP information and information systems, including protecting from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction […] The post DOJ RFI: Office of Justice Programs OCIO IT Security Support Services appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FDIC Source Sought: Security and Privacy Professional Services (SPPS)

Solicitation: 20-00088 “THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE (SSN) ONLY.  This SSN is issued solely for information and planning purposes – it does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue a RFP in the future.  This request does not commit the Government to contract for any supply or service whatsoever.  Responders are advised that the […] The post FDIC Source Sought: Security and Privacy Professional Services (SPPS) appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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