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Senior DHS USCIS Verification Chief takes new challenge with Agency

This senior executive, with experience over nearly two decades with the Department of Homeland Security, to include recent perspective gained leading a team of ~500 employees in the managing and operations of two DHS national level programs: E-Verify and Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE), with a budget of over $172M, is in position to hit the ground running taking on a new role with the Agency The post Senior DHS USCIS Verification Chief takes new challenge with Agency appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: NIST exploring possible DevSecOps framework for agencies

“The National Institute of Standards and Technology is exploring development of DevSecOps guidance for agencies that would normalize the concept of moving security ‘left,’ back into the software development life cycle.” “NIST is currently gathering information on products developed using DevSecOps, an organizational philosophy that combines agile software development, security testing and tools for rapid delivery of applications and services.” […] The post FedScoop: NIST exploring possible DevSecOps framework for agencies appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FedScoop: NIST exploring possible DevSecOps framework for agencies

“The National Institute of Standards and Technology is exploring development of DevSecOps guidance for agencies that would normalize the concept of moving security ‘left,’ back into the software development life cycle.” “NIST is currently gathering information on products developed using DevSecOps, an organizational philosophy that combines agile software development, security testing and tools for rapid delivery of applications and services.” […] The post FedScoop: NIST exploring possible DevSecOps framework for agencies appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Update: NASA Johnson Space Center announces AEGIS Industry Day will be Virtual Event

Update March 6, 2020 Solicitation: 80JSC020AEGIS “You are hereby notified that the AEGIS Industry Day and One-on-One sessions will now be virtual events.  This is in light of potential travel restrictions and prudent precautions being taken by individuals given the public interest in the COVID-19 virus for companies around the country.  Please continue to RSVP as previously posted in this […] The post Update: NASA Johnson Space Center announces AEGIS Industry Day will be Virtual Event appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GAO: Data Center Optomization: Agencies Report Progress, but Oversight and Cybersecurity Risks Need to...

“Why GAO Did This Study In December 2014, Congress enacted federal IT acquisition reform legislation that included provisions related to ongoing federal data center consolidation efforts. OMB’s Federal Chief Information Officer launched DCOI to build on prior data center consolidation efforts; improve federal data centers’ performance; and establish goals for inventory closures, cost savings and avoidances, and optimization performance. The […] The post GAO: Data Center Optomization: Agencies Report Progress, but Oversight and Cybersecurity Risks Need to Be Addressed appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GAO: Data Center Optimization: Agencies Report Progress, but Oversight and Cybersecurity Risks Need to...

“Why GAO Did This Study In December 2014, Congress enacted federal IT acquisition reform legislation that included provisions related to ongoing federal data center consolidation efforts. OMB’s Federal Chief Information Officer launched DCOI to build on prior data center consolidation efforts; improve federal data centers’ performance; and establish goals for inventory closures, cost savings and avoidances, and optimization performance. The […] The post GAO: Data Center Optimization: Agencies Report Progress, but Oversight and Cybersecurity Risks Need to Be Addressed appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA CISO Cunningham discusses Risk, Recruiting Talent and Proving Cyber’s Business Value

“Paul Cunningham sees some similarities between his first stint in government service—flying helicopters as a lieutenant commander for the U.S. Navy—and his current role as chief information security officer at the Veterans Affairs Department.” “Risk management—from the aviation and cybersecurity perspectives—are pretty important,” Cunningham told Nextgov, speaking from his office at VA’s headquarters in Washington, […] The post VA CISO Cunningham discusses Risk, Recruiting Talent and Proving Cyber’s Business Value appeared first on FedHealthIT.

Department of Justice OCIO awards Cybersecurity Support Services BPA

Awardees are being notified for this 10-year Blanket Purchase Agreement, funded out of the Office of the Chief Information Officer, to provide the Department of Justice with cybersecurity support services The post Department of Justice OCIO awards Cybersecurity Support Services BPA appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Fifth Domain: Here’s why the State Department may need a new cyber office

“The Cyberspace Solarium Commission will recommend that the Department of State establish a bureau focused on international cybersecurity efforts and emerging technologies as part of its forthcoming report, commissioners said March 3 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.” “The suggestion from the commission, made up of government and non-government cybersecurity experts developing cyber policy recommendations, comes as part of […] The post Fifth Domain: Here’s why the State Department may need a new cyber office appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Fifth Domain: Here’s why the State Department may need a new cyber office

“The Cyberspace Solarium Commission will recommend that the Department of State establish a bureau focused on international cybersecurity efforts and emerging technologies as part of its forthcoming report, commissioners said March 3 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.” “The suggestion from the commission, made up of government and non-government cybersecurity experts developing cyber policy recommendations, comes as part of […] The post Fifth Domain: Here’s why the State Department may need a new cyber office appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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