David Cotton

David Cotton: Defense Department Develops New Cyber Practices Assessment Approach

David Cotton David Cotton, deputy chief information officer for information enterprise at the Defense Department, has disclosed the agency’s new approach to evaluating the basic ...
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British Cyber Envoy Andy Williams Aims to Help Bolster U.S.-U.K. IT Security Ties

Andy Williams, the U.K.’s first cybersecurity representative in the U.S., has been working to help British information technology companies promote their offerings across the ...
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Virginia Launches Public-Private Automobile Cybersecurity Initiative

The Virginia government has created a public-private working group that will develop strategies and identify technologies to prevent cyber attacks on registered automobiles throughout ...
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ISC Study Shows Decline in US Cybersecurity Readiness; Dan Waddell Comments

A new ISC study indicates that the federal government’s efforts in recent years to bolster cybersecurity have seen little return on investment. Almost 50 percent of the 1,800 information ...
Matthew Goodrich

Interview: Matt Goodrich on FedRAMP In The Year Ahead, Cloud Barriers at Agencies

The Potomac Officers Club — owned by this website’s parent company Executive Mosaic — held its FedRAMP Forum Thursday in Falls Church, Va. for government and contracting ...
Michael Rogers

Adm. Michael Rogers Airs Cybersecurity Concerns Over Nation-State Proxies

Michael Rogers Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command lead, has expressed concern over the possible use of proxies by nation-states to ...
Robert Ferrell

Robert Ferrell: Army Seeks to Align IT Programs With DoD Cyber Goals

Robert Ferrell Lt. Gen. Robert Ferrell, chief information officer at the U.S. Army, has highlighted several of the military branch’s information technology programs that he believes ...
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Former NSA, NCTC Chiefs Point to Security Threats in Cyber, Terror

Keith Alexander, former National Security Agency director, highlighted the growing threat of cyber attacks on power grids, financial systems and other critical infrastructure during ...
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NSF Wants Public Input on Federal Cyber Tech R&D Plan

The National Science Foundation is asking for input from the public and private sectors on what objectives can be included in federally-funded information technology protection research ...
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FBI Outlines Plans to Outsource Cyber Personnel

The FBI plans to release a request for proposal on May 6 to outsource cyber professionals and support services under a $100 million contract, Nextgov reported Monday. Frank Konkel writes ...