Stephen Warren

Stephen Warren: Budget Gap Won’t Hamper VA’s Cybersecurity Efforts

Stephen Warren Stephen Warren, the Department of Veterans Affairs‘ chief information officer, said Thursday that VA intends to continue information technology security programs ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: FITARA Implementation Could Drive IT Security Posture Improvement

Tony Scott U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has said agency CIOs should include cybersecurity strategies in their Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act implementation plans, Federal ...
GAO

GAO: Agencies Must Adopt Multilayered Security Approach

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the use of a multilayered approach to security in light of recent cyber attacks on government networks. In a statement to the House ...
cybersecurity

OPM Moves to Secure IT Systems; Katherine Archuleta Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has been collaborating with other federal agencies, Congress and industry to identify additional methods for OPM to strengthen protection of its systems ...
Katherine Archuleta

Katherine Archuleta: OPM IT Modernization Part of Agency’s Data Security Efforts

Katherine Archuleta Katherine Archuleta, director of the Office of Personnel Management, has told a Senate appropriations subcommittee that OPM is scheduled to implement a new data ...
David Wennergren

David Wennergren Suggests Cybersecurity Focus Shift to Measurable Outcomes

David Wennergren David Wennergren, senior vice president of technology at the Professional Services Council, has suggested a change in industry and government attitudes towards the ...
Shaun Donovan

OMB’s Shaun Donovan: House Bill Would Trim IRS, SEC, GSA Budgets for 2016

Shaun Donovan The House’s Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill would cut about $838 million from the Internal Revenue Service‘s budget for the next ...
cyber

CRS Report Compares House, Senate Cyber Info Sharing Bills

Five bills introduced into the 114th Congress seek to increase public-private information sharing efforts to protect computing systems and data against hackers, according to a Congressional ...
Terry Halvorsen

Terry Halvorsen: DoD Must Raise Accountability Bar for Cyber Network Users

Terry Halvorsen Terry Halvorsen, the Defense Department‘s chief information officer, has said that DoD will introduce measures to hold commanders and staff members accountable ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: Threat Sharing, Risk-Based Approach Key to Federal Cybersecurity Agenda

Tony Scott Federal CIO Tony Scott told audience at a Brocade-sponsored forum held Wednesday in Washington that government agencies must work to prevent the number of security breaches ...