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DHS and DOT Collaborate to Develop Guidelines on Federal Fleet Telematics Security

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Science and Technology Directorate has collaborated with the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center of the Transportation Department to provide an introductory text on cybersecurity for vehicle telematics for federal fleet managers. DHS said Tuesday the Telematics Cybersecurity Primer for Agencies will support the security of …

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Report: DHS to Introduce Federal Dashboard for Cybersecurity

The Department of Homeland Security will introduce a government-wide dashboard in October to compile data from federal agencies that currently use sensor networks and dashboards within their organizations, GCN reported Monday. Jeanette Manfra, assistant secretary at DHS’ cybersecurity office, said at a Professional Services Council-hosted event held Monday the federal …

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Education Dept Seeks CISO, Info Assurance Services Director

The Education Department looks for a director of information assurance services and chief information security officer to manage the availability, privacy, confidentiality, and integrity of its data and information resources. A USAJobs notice published June 7 says the incumbent will also serve as principal adviser to the department chief information and deputy CIO. …

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing Looks for Associate Director to Oversee IT Programs

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing has kicked off search for a new associate director who will oversee the bureau’s information technology systems, networks, system authorization and policies and procedures. According to notice published Monday on USAJobs, the BEP Associate Director (Chief Information Officer) will work to administer IT budgets, capital investments, …

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FedScoop: California Seeks FedRAMP Certification for State’s Cloud Service

California’s department of technology has applied for a certification to cover the state’s cloud service offerings through the U.S. General Services Administration‘s Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, Fedscoop reported Tuesday. Alex Koma writes the state’s Chief Information Officer Carlos Romero announced a pending application of CalCloud for the FedRAMP certification that would make California the …

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GAO: Complete Guidance Needed for Consistent Agency Security Performance

The Government Accountability Office found that many federal agencies continue to have what auditors believe are weaknesses in several security aspects that affect the implementation of information security programs. GAO said in a report published Tuesday that 24 agencies identified vulnerabilities in the areas of access control, configuration management, segregation of duties, …

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