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Former HHS OIG InfoSec Official Steven Hernandez Moves to Education Dept

Steven Hernandez, former chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Services‘ Office of the Inspector General, will assume the CISO role at the Education Department effective Dec. 10, Cyberscoop reported Thursday. The report noted Hernandez will bring government information technology experience to drive integrity and privacy …

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DHS’ Jeanette Manfra: Agencies Should Adopt ‘Risk-Based’ IT Governance, Procurement Methods

Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, has said she believes federal agencies should factor risks into information technology governance and procurement efforts, FedTech Magazine reported Tuesday. Manfra told audience during her keynote address at the 2017 Symantec Government Symposium held Tuesday that agencies make …

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EU, NATO Leaders to Discuss Interoperability Strategies at Brussels Meeting

European and North American foreign ministers will gather at a meeting in Brussels to determine new approaches that can boost interoperability between the European Union and NATO, DoD News reported Tuesday. The foreign ministers will discuss the evolving security landscape, information sharing strategies against terrorist threats and global security concerns …

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