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Security Experts Share Views on White House, DoD Cyber Strategies

Some cybersecurity experts have expressed their views on cyber strategies issued by the White House and the Defense Department in September, National Defense reported Thursday. Daniel Charles, CEO and co-founder of Charles Bernard Ventures, said both strategies outline key initiatives, such as efforts to increase accountability among contractors and DoD’s move to prioritize partnerships with foreign allies to address future issues.

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Grant Schneider: National Cyber Strategy Promotes Action, Accountability

Grant Schneider, federal chief information security officer, has said the national strategy for cybersecurity aims to help federal agencies get ahead of cyber threats and advance accountability, FedScoop reported Thursday. “It’s really a shift from [an approach] about process and policy to action and accountability,” he said Thursday at DC CyberTalks.

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LaVerne Council: Agency CIOs Should Build ‘Digital Trust’ Through Employee Engagement

LaVerne Council, national managing principal for enterprise technology strategy and innovation at Grant Thornton, told Federal News Radio in an interview published Tuesday that agency chief information officers seeking to establish trust within their departments should integrate mission goals with data-based information technology strategies. Council, former CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs, noted that agency CIOs should start with their employees when it comes to building "digital trust."

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DLT’s Don Maclean: Federal IT Leaders Could Help Prevent Breaches Through Cyber Executive Order Compliance

Don Maclean, chief cybersecurity technologist for DLT Solutions, has said federal information technology leaders should implement the White House’s executive order on cybersecurity as part of their efforts to avoid massive data breaches. Maclean wrote in a Nextgov guest post published Monday that the executive order contains three elements that …

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Anne Rung, Tony Scott: OMB Seeks to Improve Mobile Device, Service Acquisition Through New Policy

The Office of Management and Budget has released a policy that seeks to improve the way federal agencies acquire and manage mobile devices and related services in compliance with the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act. OMB drafted Category Management Policy 16-2 in an effort to improve pricing and reduce duplication of contracts …

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GAO: Collaboration Between GSA, DHS’ Federal Protective Service Key to Facility Protection

The Government Accountability Office has called on the General Services Administration and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service to improve collaboration in order to safeguard federal facilities from security risks. GAO made the recommendation after it found that lack of awareness among regional officials at both agencies on collaborative practices and policies to …

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Julius Knapp: FCC Seeks to Update RF Device Approval Process Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has started a new process to update rules on the approval of radiofrequency devices in order to keep up with increasing numbers of wireless products on the market. “The goal of these proposed rules is to establish accountability in the certification process that reflects the realities of how these devices …

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