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Danny Toler to Head DHS Network Security Deployment; Brendan Goode to Join Industry

Danny Toler, deputy director of federal network resilience at the Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, will succeed Brendan Goode as director of network security deployment, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Toler will replace Goode after heading FNR’s procurement, continuous diagnostics and mitigation and FISMA reporting activities. Toler also …

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DHS’ Andy Ozment: CDM Program’s Second Task Order on Schedule

The Department of Homeland Security is moving into the second task order under Phase 1 of its continuous diagnostics and mitigation program to extend the list of covered agency networks, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes DHS recently received orders from the Office of Management and Budget to check the networks of more …

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Andy Ozment: DHS to Measure, Guide Cybersecurity Progress of Federal Agencies

Andy Ozment, assistant secretary of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, says federal agencies are starting to fully acknowledge the importance of cybersecurity and cyber-risk management, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Jason Miller writes that Ozment’s office plans to establish a scorecard to measure the progress of federal cybersecurity …

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Andy Ozment, Gregory Touhill, Bobby Stempfley Join DHS Cyber Leadership Team

Andy Ozment, formerly the White House’s senior cybersecurity director and retired Air Force brigadier general Gregory Touhill have joined the cybersecurity and communications office within the Department of Homeland Security. Ozment was appointed assistant secretary for cybersecurity while Touhill will serve as deputy assistant secretary for cybersecurity operations and programs, DHS said in a …

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White House: Agencies Making Strides Against Cybersecurity Risks

The White House sees progress in federal agencies working toward three cross-agency goals to safeguard their cyber networks, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that the three goals are to constantly monitor networks, secure Internet gateways and utilize two-factor authentication when accessing federal information. “This quarter, combining all three goals, we’ve increased …

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Report: Andy Ozment Rejoins White House As A Senior Cyber Director

Former White House employee Andy Ozment has been appointed to rejoin the cyber office as one of two senior directors, Federal News Radio reports. Ozment, currently the Department of Homeland Security’s director for compliance and technology in the chief information security officer’s office, will report to White House cyber head Howard Schmidt, Jason Miller …

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