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Report: Former JPMorgan Exec Dana Deasy Named DoD CIO

Dana Deasy, formerly chief information officer at JPMorgan Chase, will serve as the Defense Department’s new CIO starting early May, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Deasy will oversee cybersecurity, data use and communication efforts as DoD begins to adopt cloud platforms to help accelerate the decision-making process on the battlefield, …

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Jay Gibson to Chair DoD Cloud Adoption Steering Panel

The Defense Department has restructured a new steering group that will work to accelerate the adoption of cloud platforms and services within DoD, Federal News Radio reported Monday. Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan wrote in a Thursday memo that Jay Gibson, deputy chief management officer, will chair the cloud executive …

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DoD CISO Essye Miller Named Department’s Acting CIO

Essye Miller, deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity and chief information security officer at the Defense Department, has assumed the position of DoD CIO on an acting basis and will continue to serve in her current role, FCW reported Friday. She succeeds John Zangardi, who has been appointed by President Donald Trump …

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DoD, Industry in Talks Over Cloud Security Requirements

The Defense Department is in talks with heads of cloud service providers on how to streamline cloud security requirements in a rulebook the Defense Information Systems Agency issued in 2015, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. DoD’s Cloud Security Requirements Guide offers information on security controls that should be adopted by cloud …

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Essye Miller: Risk Management Framework for DoD IT Builds Commonality, Flexibility

The Defense Department‘s transition to the Risk Management Framework has helped streamline the secure integration of information technology systems and applications into the DoD network, FierceGovernmentIT reported Wednesday. Dibya Sarkar writes that contractors and military users found the previous DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process challenging in terms of complexity, …

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DHS to Hold October Cybersecurity Awareness Event; Essye Miller Comments

The U.S. Army is set to discuss cybersecurity policies, practices and training during an annual cybersecurity awareness event in October. The Department of Homeland Security will hold the 2014 National Cybersecurity Awareness Month in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance and the Multistate Information Sharing and Analysis Center, the U.S. Army said Monday. Margaret …

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