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Carnegie Mellon Appoints Gregory Touhill Director of Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Division

Gregory Touhill

Former Federal Chief Information Security Officer Gregory Touhill has been appointed director of the CERT division at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, a research and development center sponsored by the Department of Defense (DOD). Touhill will lead the division's work with the public and private sectors to develop approaches for defending U.S. information systems from cybersecurity threats.

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GAO: Oversight Needed on VA Interagency, FFRDC Contract Agreements

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Department of Veterans Affairs implement additional oversight measures on its use of interagency agreements and Federally Funded Research and Development Centers for procurements. GAO said in a report to the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs subcommittee on oversight and investigations that the VA needs to work on documentation, tracking …

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