Nick Nayak

Outgoing DHS Procurement Chief Nick Nayak: Procurement Activities, Workforce Critical to Gov’t

Nick Nayak Nick Nayak, the Department of Homeland Security‘s former chief procurement officer, urges the government to work on training and retaining its procurement workforce ...
Navy Adm. Michael Rogers

Cyber Command Leads Exercise to Test Interagency Cybersecurity Coordination; Michael Rogers Comments

The U.S. Cyber Command recently concluded the Cyber Guard 14-1 exercise in partnership with government, academia and industry to demonstrate operational coordination and information ...
cybersecurity

Council of Governors, DoD, DHS Approve Joint Cyber Plan; Terry Branstad Comments

The Council of Governors, Defense Department and Department of Homeland Security have inked a joint cybersecurity action plan with the goal of helping to bolster the country’s cyber ...
Congress

House OKs Homeland Security, Communications Bills; Michael McCaul Comments

The House has passed three bills on homeland security issues regarding border and chemical facility security and Department of Homeland Security communications, Homeland Security ...
biometrics

Reginald Brothers: DHS, CBP to Test Biometric Sensor Tech at Maryland Center

The Department of Homeland Security has opened a new facility in Upper Marlboro, Maryland that will test biometric systems in simulated operational airport settings. Dr. Reginald Brothers, ...
cybersecurity

Jim Piche: DHS, GSA Prepare for 2nd Phase of $6B Continuous Monitoring Program

The Department of Homeland Security and the General Services Administration plan to award six contracts under phase two of a government-wide continuous monitoring and diagnostics initiative, ...
DHS - ExecutiveMosaic

DHS Outlines Infrastructure’s ‘Cyber-Physical’ Convergence in Quadrennial Review

The Department of Homeland Security  has released its second quadrennial review to highlight its core homeland security goals in an effort to address growing threats, Emergency Management ...
John Streufert

John Streufert: DHS Set to Award New Batch of Security Monitoring Task Orders

John Streufert John Streufert, director of federal network resilience at the Department of Homeland Security, has told Federal Times that the agency is poised to award the second round ...
cybersecurity

DHS IT Security System Earns Top Marks for FISMA Compliance; Jaime Vargas Comments

The recent Federal Information Security Management Act report named the Department of Homeland Security as the top performer in an assessment of federal agencies’ compliance ...
mobile device management

Rob Bectel: Energy Dept Wants ‘BYOD’ Environment

The Energy Department is working to secure its research data hub in a private cloud computing platform, GCN reported Monday. Rutrell Yasin writes the agency intends to use the hub ...