Tag Archives: Chief Information Officer

SEC Names Pamela Dyson Full-Time CIO; Mary Jo White Comments

Pamela Dyson has been named chief information officer at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a role she has held in an acting basis since October 2014. “Pam has been instrumental in our ongoing efforts to enhance the commission’s information technology capabilities,” Mary Jo White, SEC chairperson, said Thursday. Dyson …

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Terry Halvorsen: DoD Directive Clarifies CIO Role in Cyber Strategy

The Defense Department has implemented a few changes to the duties and responsibilities of its chief information officer as the department aims to delineate the CIO role’s reach, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jared Serbu writes that an updated DoD directive stated the parameters of the CIO role compared with the U.S. Cyber Command …

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Stephen Warren Seeks More Updates to VA Security Amid Cyberthreat Growth

Stephen Warren, chief information officer at the Department of Veterans Affairs, said keeping the security of the agency’s information systems updated and resilient should remain a key priority for the government, GovInfoSecurity.com reported Monday. Marianne Kolbasuk McGee writes that a scenario where the public stops using online government systems and services over …

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Sanjeev Bhagowalia is New Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary, CIO

Sanjeev Bhagowalia has joined the Treasury Department as deputy assistant secretary and chief information officer, Pacific Business News reported Friday. Duane Shimogawa writes the official comes into his new role after serving as Hawaii state CIO since July 2011 and later technology and cybersecurity advisor to Gov. Neil Abercrombie. The governor credits Bhagowalia’s leadership for the various recognitions the …

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Terry Halvorsen: Pentagon Updates Cloud Service Broker Approach

Terry Halvorsen, acting chief information officer of the U.S. Defense Department, will release a memo next month regarding changes in the agency’s method for acquiring commercial cloud services, DoD News reported Tuesday. Amaani Lyle writes Halvorsen clarified the role of the Defense Information Systems Agency as a cloud broker during …

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Robert Brese to Step Down as DOE CIO

Robert Brese will leave his post at the Energy Department as chief information officer on Sept. 5, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Jason Miller writes that Brese plans to work in the private sector after more than three decades of combined federal and military service. Brese was the agency’s deputy CIO prior …

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