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DHS Cyber Agency to Release New Capabilities for CDM Dashboards; Judy Baltensperger Quoted

The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will begin deploying new capabilities for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation dashboards in April to help federal agencies gain more insight into their cybersecurity posture, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday.

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DHS Launches Document to Guide Federal Agencies Amid COVID-19

The Department of Homeland Security has released guidance to inform agencies on how to respond against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Nextgov reported Thursday. DHS' Master Question List features information on COVID-19 and parties that are working to understand the disease. The department developed the document in response to coronavirus-related knowledge gaps that have affected DHS' emergency response activities.

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Suzette Kent: Agency CIOs, Industry ‘Acting With Urgency’ to Meet IT Demand

Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said agency CIOs, the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and industry partners are ramping up efforts to meet the information technology demand among teleworkers and carry out missions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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Kevin Cox: DHS Seeks to Help Agencies Operationalize Data Through CDM Cloud-Based Dashboard

Kevin Cox, a Department of Homeland Security official, said his team is fielding a cloud-based shared services dashboard as part of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program to help agencies operationalize their data through visualization, business intelligence and analytics, Federal News Network reported Thursday.

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OMB Unveils Cyber Detail Program for Federal Employees; Suzette Kent Quoted

The Office of Management and Budget on Wednesday announced a cyber detail program that seeks to provide federal employees who have completed cyber training an opportunity to work on cyber projects at other agencies in order to gain practical experience, Fifth Domain reported Wednesday.

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Kevin McAleenan, Former DHS Secretary, Named as AE Industrial Operating Partner; David Rowe Quoted

AE Industrial Partners has appointed Kevin McAleenan, former acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, as an Operating Partner, effective immediately, to grow the company’s portfolio, AEI reported on Tuesday. He will also join the board of directors at AEI portfolio companies, Gryphon Technologies and American Pacific Corporation.

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