Tag Archives: risk management

CVP Secures BPA to Support NIH Technical Services & Programs; Anirudh Kulkarni Quoted

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CVP has been awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Mission Alignment (MA) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract vehicle to support scientific research missions across NIH with IT programs and technical services, communications and business solutions, and cybersecurity and risk management, the company reported on Tuesday.

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1901 Group Enters $2.1M Agreement, Partnering with NTIS, to Develop NCFs; Paul Wilkinson Quoted

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1901 Group has secured a seven-month, $2.1 million agreement, under its joint venture partner agreement with the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) for data innovation support, to assist the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's (CISA) National Risk Management Center (NRMC), the company announced on Thursday

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Energy Dept Asks Gov’t, Industry Partners to Maintain Cyber Awareness Amid COVID-19

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The Department of Energy’s office of cybersecurity, energy security and emergency response has advised partners in the government and energy industry to be vigilant to phishing attacks, malicious emails and other cyber threats amid the new coronavirus pandemic. CESER is calling on corporate leaders to advise their employees to be aware of risks associated with phishing, external emails and social engineering, DOE said Thursday.

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CyberX, Microsoft Azure Collaborate to Enhance Cybersecurity’ Michal Braverman-Blumenstyk, Nir Giller Quoted 

CyberX, an IoT security company, has collaborated with Microsoft Azure Security Center for IoT to develop a unified view of security across managed and unmanaged IoT devices, Microsoft announced on Friday

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NCCoE Calls for Public to Comment on Cybersecurity Project Description

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, an agency within the National Institutes of Standards and Technology, seeks public feedback on a recently drafted implementation project description. NCCoE said its project, known as Validating the Integrity of Servers and Client Devices, aims to demonstrate implementations that allow organizations to verify the authenticity of purchased computing tools.

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Grant Schneider: Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Council Eyes Guidance for Agencies in 2020

Grant Schneider, federal chief information security officer, said the Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Council will prioritize the development of guidance in 2020 to help agencies address security threats to the supply chain, Nextgov reported Tuesday.

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GSA, DOE Officials on Federal Efforts to Reduce Cyber Risks

The General Services Administration and the Department of Energy are launching initiatives to address cybersecurity risks, Federal News Network reported Friday. Larry Hale, director of information technology security subcategory at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the agency is taking steps to ensure the security of products agencies procure from acquisition schedules.

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