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Saliense names GSA Senior Cyber Advisor Victor Florido as Director of Cybersecurity

“Saliense, a leading provider of strategic technology-based solutions, announced today it hired a new Director of Cybersecurity Victor Florido.” “Florido will lead development and delivery of cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions for the company’s federal customers. Initially Florido will oversee the delivery of a newly awarded Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Support contract for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).” “Florido has been […] The post Saliense names GSA Senior Cyber Advisor Victor Florido as Director of Cybersecurity appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOE intends to post cybersecurity strategies solicitation using GSA HACS SIN in first quarter...

Notice ID  89303020NIM000010 “Dear contractors, This notice is issued to inform potential offers of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) intent to post a solicitation under the GSA’s HACS SIN 54151 during the first quarter of FY 2021 to acquire the services of a responsible small business contractor to provide strategic, programmatic support toward providing suitable, feasible, and affordable cybersecurity strategies […] The post DOE intends to post cybersecurity strategies solicitation using GSA HACS SIN in first quarter of FY 2021 appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

FCW: CISA bug bounty directive awaits White House blessing

“The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has completed the final version of a draft Binding Operational Directive instructing agencies to create vulnerability disclosure programs that allow third-party bug hunters to flag security vulnerabilities in federal systems.” “Multiple sources, including a CISA official, confirmed to FCW on background that agency leaders have submitted the directive to the Office of Management and […] The post FCW: CISA bug bounty directive awaits White House blessing appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Department of Energy taps Acting Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity and CISO

This senior IT leader, with over three decades of experience in the cyberspace defense and information technology industry, has taken on a new challenge as Acting Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with the Department of Energy. The post Department of Energy taps Acting Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity and CISO appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

DOJ US Marshals Service awards $5M Prisoner Enrollment Verification System IDIQ

HID Global has been awarded a $5M IDIQ by the Department of Justice to provide a Prisoner Enrollment Verification System. This single award IDIQ was funded by the US Marshals Service. Awardee Name: CROSS MATCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Total Contract Value: $5,351,446.54 Funding Agency: U.S. MARSHALS SERVICE Number of Bidders: 1 Award ID: 15M40020DA3500018 Related Item HID Global Acquires Crossmatch to Expand […] The post DOJ US Marshals Service awards $5M Prisoner Enrollment Verification System IDIQ appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

GovernmentCIO: How DHS is Securing Data in the Telework Era

“Securing data in a remote environment means constantly verifying and re-verifying users, and distrusting all connections on a network until they’re verified. Conditional access is a key tenet of zero trust, which the Department of Homeland Security is actively working toward across its components.” “Along the zero trust model, the agency has been on working to establish a more ‘human-centric’ […] The post GovernmentCIO: How DHS is Securing Data in the Telework Era appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

VA RFQ: Patient Wristband Identification System, John J. Pershing VA Medical Center

Notice ID: 36C25520Q0148 The patient identification solution shall provide the ability to view and print patient wristbands, labels and wristband/label combination sheets within hospital wards and outpatient clinics where services and treatments are. This solution shall VistA electronic data transfer of patient information and Veterans Health Identification Card’s photo for inclusion on the wristband and […] The post VA RFQ: Patient Wristband Identification System, John J. Pershing VA Medical Center appeared first on FedHealthIT.

TIC 3.0 Program Manager Sean Connelly: Final guidance only starting point

“While the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s Trusted Internet Connections (TIC) 3.0 guidance was finalized in late July, Program Manager Sean Connelly reiterated at an August 26 FedInsider webinar that the documents are only the first steps of TIC 3.0 efforts.” “’The guidance that we released in July, a lot of people look at it as the finish. It’s really […] The post TIC 3.0 Program Manager Sean Connelly: Final guidance only starting point appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Interview: USAID CIO Jay Mahanand on achieving an “A” on FITARA scorecard

“USAID is one of two federal agencies with an “A” rating on the latest Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act – or FITARA – scorecard (the General Services Administration earned an “A plus”).” “Chief Information Officer Jay Mahanand credited the agency’s “very technically-qualified” team and support from senior leadership. “You can lay the processes out, but it really takes the effort […] The post Interview: USAID CIO Jay Mahanand on achieving an “A” on FITARA scorecard appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

Nextgov: Survey: Federal Chief Data Officers Tout Importance of Data Governance

“Three in four federal chief data officers have prioritized the completion of agency data inventories, according to a survey released by the Data Foundation.” “The survey, sponsored by Grant Thornton Public Sector and Qlik, polled CDOs via email over the months of January and February and found significant agreement on the importance of data governance.” “More than half of the […] The post Nextgov: Survey: Federal Chief Data Officers Tout Importance of Data Governance appeared first on G2Xchange FedCiv.

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