Tag Archives: Risk Management Framework

Aaron Weis Offers Update on Navy’s Cybersecurity, IT Modernization Effort

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Aaron Weis, chief information officer of the U.S. Navy and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Monday that the service has made progress in two areas when it comes to strengthening its cybersecurity posture and one of those is from a “defend” perspective.

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Fast Track Authority Helps Air Force Deploy, Secure IT Systems

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The U.S. Air Force continues to implement a new process that reduces the time required for securing authority to operate information technology tools from a year to just weeks, FedScoop reported Monday. The service is using Fast Track ATO that Matt Donovan, undersecretary for the branch, unveiled in March to allow officials to speed up deployment and assessment of new software and systems. 

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NIST Adds Seven Updates to Draft Risk Management Framework

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released an updated draft of its Risk Management Framework designed to guide federal agencies in protecting their information systems.

The agency said Tuesday the update aims to create a better correlation between the risk management processes and activities at the executive level and those at the operational level, as well as standardize critical risk management preparatory activities at all risk management efforts.
 

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DISA Backs Mission Partners’ Security Compliance Efforts Through Risk Mgmt Service

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The Defense Information Systems Agency offers risk management service packages to its mission partners as part of efforts to help them meet the agency’s security requirements. DISA said Tuesday its Service Product packages are designed to aid the compliance of partners whose programs and systems are hosted within the agency’s Computing Ecosystem. …

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