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DHS Wins Slew of Gov. InfoSec Awards

The Department of Homeland Security took home several awards at the 14th annual International Information System Security Certification Consortium, or (ISC.)² DHS staff dominated, reports CyberScoop, with its staff or former staff winning four of six government slots. DHS won in the categories of community awareness, the “up and coming information security professional” category, …

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FedRAMP Team Aims to Cut Readiness Assessment Time for Cloud Vendors; William Hamilton, Claudio Belloli Comment

The Federal Risk Authorization Management Program team seeks to revamp the readiness assessment process for cloud service providers in an effort to help reduce wait times for vendors seeking authorization, Federal News Radio reported Friday. Meredith Somers writes William Hamilton, FedRAMP program manager for operations, and his team currently work …

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Janice Haith: Navy to Hold Cyber Hygiene Contest for Workforce

The U.S. Navy plans to launch a contest to draw ideas on system modernization and cybersecurity from the service’s uniformed personnel, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Nicole Ogrysko writes the Navy will coordinate with the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental, the innovation hub of the Defense Department, and Silicon Valley companies …

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Survey: Cyber Feds Have Top Opportunities, Recruiting a Challenge

The government is a stable and opportunity-bound work environment for information security professionals, according to a survey from (ISC)2. (ISC)2 released its 2012 Career Impact Survey this week, which found information security professionals have opportunities to advance and receive raises while working in the public sector. The study surveyed more than 2,250 …

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