big data

BDNA’s Walker White: Big Data Security, Virtualization as Priorities for Gov’t IT

Walker White, president of data quality company BDNA, predicts that big data security, virtualization and application rationalization will be top priorities for government enterprises in ...
CyberCrimeKeyboard

FBI, Secret Service Partner to Raise Finance Industry’s Awareness of Cyber Risks

A team of U.S. Secret Service and FBI agents emphasized the importance of public-private efforts in the fight against cyber crime during a Financial Services Roundtable forum held Monday ...
Jim Mellander

DOE Cyber Vet Jim Mellander to Retire Next Month

Jim Mellander Jim Mellander, a 14-year cybersecurity veteran of the U.S. Energy Department, will leave the agency on Nov. 1 to pursue his personal interests. He serves as senior cybersecurity ...
Sanjeev Bhagowalia

Sanjeev Bhagowalia is New Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary, CIO

Sanjeev Bhagowalia Sanjeev Bhagowalia has joined the Treasury Department as deputy assistant secretary and chief information officer, Pacific Business News reported Friday. Duane Shimogawa ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: White House to Focus on ‘Smaller’ Cybersecurity Bills

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, has said the Obama administration plans to pursue congressional approval on “smaller” cybersecurity ...
cybersecurity

DHS’ Andy Ozment: CDM Program’s Second Task Order on Schedule

The Department of Homeland Security is moving into the second task order under Phase 1 of its continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to extend the list of covered agency ...
Michael Daniel

Michael Daniel: Internet of Things Presents Challenge, Opportunity

Michael Daniel White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel said the explosion of technology around the Internet of Things presents challenges as well as opportunities for the ...
technology test

David Brown: DoD, DHS to Push for Earlier Developmental Testing

Officials at the Department of Homeland Security and Defense Department want to bring technology tests to an earlier stage in the acquisition process before any production contracts ...
Eric-Rosenbach

Eric Rosenbach: Pentagon to Show Other Countries US Cyber Response Intentions

The Defense Department wants to adopt strategies to deter cyber attacks by communicating to the world the U.S. government’s thought process in cybersecurity, Federal News Radio ...
power grid

NIST Updates Interoperability, Cybersecurity Guidelines for Smart Grid Tech

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a new framework that aims to help utilities modernize electric power systems as well as develop interoperable smart grid ...