Tag Archives: cyber-risk management

Lawmakers Propose Federal IT Reform With 2015 Defense Authorization Bill

U.S. lawmakers have included a new proposed bill in the National Defense Authorization Act for 2015 that will give agency chief information officers greater authority over spending and contracting, Federal Times reported Wednesday. Aaron Boyd writes that the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act would enable CIOs to make decisions on IT-related …

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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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