Suzette Kent, federal chief information officer at the Office of Management and Budget and 2019 Wash100 Award winner, said the federal government needs to reinforce the security of critical data, SIGNAL Magazine reported Wednesday. “As we look to a future where we are sharing more data, it is imperative that we improve the security of that data," added Kent.Read More »
Applied Insight announced on Thursday that it is moving its headquarters from Ashburn, Va. to Tysons Corner, Va. and made changes to strengthen its leadership team. Mehdi Cherqaoui will serve as chief financial officer in a company that focuses on analytics, cloud and mission IT for federal government clients.Read More »
The National Science Foundation has launched a competition that aims to develop a model that individuals can use to select career opportunities in the government that match with their skills and interests.
FBI Director Christopher Wray: Companies Should Consider Partnering with Federal Gov’t to Combat Cybersecurity Threats
FBI Director Christopher Wray has recommended that corporations partner with the federal government to protect their data and computer systems from cyberattacks.
The White House has begun work on a new executive order that seeks to implement a reorganization in the federal government, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Jason Miller writes a draft version of the executive order would require federal agencies to identify duplicative programs, back-office operations or services at other …Read More »
President Barack Obama has signed an executive order that seeks to amend the federal government’s security clearance process as well as standards of suitability and fitness for employment, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Nicole Ogrysko writes the order calls for the Office of Personnel Management to facilitate “open competitive examinations” …Read More »
The Office of Personnel Management has launched a new website that offers information and tools to support talent recruitment from various sources such as federal government websites. OPM said Tuesday CyberCareers.gov is a central element of the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce Strategy and designed to provide specific cybersecurity information and resource portals to job hunters, managers and supervisors …Read More »
CA Technologies’ Jamie Brown on Privileged Users Mgmt, Continuous Authentication as Cyber Priorities
Jamie Brown, director of global government relations at CA Technologies, has said the incoming administration should give more emphasis on the management of privileged users as part of efforts to build up the U.S. cybersecurity posture. Brown wrote in a Nextgov article published Wednesday that organizations should facilitate continuous authentication …Read More »