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VA CIO Stephen Warren Sets Department’s 2014 Cyber Agenda

CyberStockThe Department of Veterans Affairs has outlined cybersecurity priorities for areas the VA believes require greater attention in 2014, FedScoop reported Thursday.

Dan Verton writes an internal memo from VA Chief Information Officer Stephen Warren asks the agency’s information technology managers to further update IT processes and bolster data security postures.

Warren instructed staff to focus on baseline practices and procedures, configuration management, patch management and elevated privilege review starting in January through April, according to the report.

Warren intends for the office of information and technology to implement system baseline procedures in January, the report says.

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