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Michael Daniel: White House Unveils Cybersecurity Standardization Framework

The White House has unveiled a strategy that calls for U.S. government, commercial and academic organizations to participate in the development of international standards to strengthen resilience and security of critical data and networks. Michael Daniel, the White House’s cybersecurity coordinator, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that the framework supports international efforts to establish technical measures for the …

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FCW: Congress Includes Cyber Info Sharing Bill in Omnibus Package

Congress introduced an omnibus appropriations package that includes the proposed Cy­ber­security Inform­a­tion Shar­ing Act, FCW reported Wednesday. “The agreement in the omnibus maintains Senate language on use of a Department of Homeland Security portal to share information,” said Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who co-authored CISA with Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard …

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Four Councils Offer Recommendations to Improve Federal IT Acquisition; Dave Wennergren Comments

The Professional Services Council and three other technology organizations have released a joint document that lists six guiding principles on how the federal government can improve its acquisitions of technology products and services from the private sector. PSC drafted the white paper titled “Delivering Results: A Framework for Federal Government Technology Access & …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: Cybercom Taps Private Sector for Network Security Support

Navy Adm. Michael Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, has said Cybercom wants to draw upon the expertise of companies in order to secure the Defense Department‘s operations in cyberspace, DoD News reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the General Services Administration has sought bids in October for a potential five-year, $460 million contract for …

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Jetta Wong: Tech Transfer at DOE National Labs Key to Economic Improvement

Jetta Wong, acting director of the Energy Department’s new office of technology transitions, has said DOE’s technology transfer efforts work to commercialize platforms that emerge from national laboratories in an effort to generate jobs and improve the economy. Wong made the remarks at a Sandia National Laboratories-hosted roundtable discussion held in …

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