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FDIC Ramps Up CISO Search

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation looks for a new chief information security officer to oversee information technology security activities across the agency. A USAJobs notice posted Oct. 26 says the CISO will oversee and direct security programs involving FDIC’s IT infrastructure and communications systems as well as agency and personnel data. …

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FTC Seeks IT Specialist/CISO for CIO Office

The Federal Trade Commission has kicked off the search for an information technology specialist or chief information security officer who will work for the office of the chief information officer within the commission’s office of the executive director. The IT specialist/CISO will oversee IT services and employees or vendors that work …

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Report: VA Deputy CIO Sean Kelley Named EPA CISO

Sean Kelley, deputy chief information officer for account management of benefits and veteran experience at the Department of Veterans Affairs, has been named chief information security officer at the Environmental Protection Agency, FCW Insider reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes Kelley’s appointment will take effect Jan. 9. His move to EPA …

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Rep. Ralph Abraham Proposes Bill to Hold Federal Agency Heads Accountable for Cyber Breaches

Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-Louisiana) has introduced a bill that seeks to help federal agencies build up their cybersecurity procedures and hold agency heads accountable for failure to enforce measures needed to prevent cyber attacks. The proposed “Cybersecurity Responsibility and Accountability Act” would direct the director of the National Institutes of …

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Federal News Radio: Roopangi Kadakia Named VA CISO

Roopangi Kadakia — program executive for security operations, web services and information management at NASA — has been appointed as chief information security officer of the  Department of Veteran Affairs, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Jason Miller writes LaVerne Council, VA assistant secretary for information and technology, told department employees in an email that Kadakia …

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IT Alliance for Public Sector Issues Cybersecurity Recommendations for State Govt Agencies

A division of the Information Technology Industry Council has issued a document that details six recommendations to help state and local government agencies protect their digital infrastructure from cyber threats. The IT Alliance for Public Sector’s State Cybersecurity Principals and Best Practices document calls on state governments to establish partnerships with industry through …

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OPM Kicks Off Search for New Chief Info Security Officer

The Office of Personnel Management has begun its search for a new chief information security officer as part of its cybersecurity efforts, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Aliya Sternstein writes the new CISO will report directly to OPM CIO Donna Seymour and oversee the agency’s information technology security policy and security operations …

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