Blog Posts Tagged with "Federal"
September 19, 2012 Added by:David Navetta
The BYOD movement, barring a black swan event, is likely to continue to gather steam – though not without detractors. And as the Toolkit notes, BYOD remains a nascent movement with real concerns and numerous issues to be worked through, along with the establishment of new practices...
July 28, 2012 Added by:Kevin L. Jackson
The objective of this RFI is to learn more about how government can further leverage the key characteristics and advantages of cloud computing to save money and increase IT efficiencies. CSB's are one concept that GSA is exploring and this RFI contains questions specific to cloud brokerages...
July 12, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The document is the next step toward updating Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 201. Among its requirements are that all PIV cards contain an integrated circuit chip, a personal identification number and protected biometric data—a printed photograph and two electronically stored fingerprints...
June 22, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The Federal government released The Digital Government Strategy, a 12-month action plan for the deployment of new technology is designed to enable the delivery of digital information and services anytime, anywhere, on any device, safely and securely-throughout the Federal workforce and to the American public...
May 17, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"It has been a tremendous honor for me to have served in this role and to have worked with such dedicated and professional colleagues both in the government and private sector. We have made real progress in our efforts to better deal with the risks in cyberspace..."
May 11, 2012 Added by:Kevin L. Jackson
FedRAMP is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and monitoring for Cloud Service Providers. This document has been designed for Third-Party Independent Assessors to use for planning security testing of CSPs...
April 25, 2012 Added by:Headlines
DHS announced the appointment of Michael W. Locatis III as the new Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C) at the National Protection and Programs Directorate. Locatis brings a wealth of experience in information management, cybersecurity and public safety...
April 12, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Members of Congress have recognized the need for increased security and introduced approximately fifty bills in the last session. The proposed legislation is focused on improving cyber security for citizens, critical infrastructure, and the Federal Government’s own networks...
April 05, 2012 Added by:Headlines
By improving our ability to extract knowledge and insights from large and complex collections of digital data, the initiative promises to help accelerate the pace of discovery in science and engineering, strengthen our national security, and transform teaching and learning...
March 14, 2012 Added by:Jeffrey Carr
Every technology company sells to the government, and compared to Microsoft and Apple the google numbers are pretty low. But since Google is more intimate with our search habits and email content than anyone else, these statistics still make me a little uncomfortable...
February 23, 2012 Added by:Headlines
"The proposed legislation would enable DHS to be more effective and efficient in its protection of federal networks by clarifying DHS’ authorities in this space and enabling better sharing of cybersecurity information from other federal agencies to DHS..."
February 21, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The events appear to be a comedy of errors, where during the long process involved in awarding contracts, critical security requirements were not enforced. As the federal government races to outsource in an effort to cut costs, the risk of oversights become more probable...
February 13, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The President’s proposal would establish national standards, protect federal networks, and allow DHS to provide enhanced voluntary assistance to our private sector and state, local, tribal, and territorial government partners...
February 13, 2012 Added by:Headlines
FISSEA is responsible for promoting cybersecurity awareness, training and education. The annual meeting is geared toward both new and seasoned security officers, IT managers, information security educators and researchers, cybersecurity trainers and teachers...
February 10, 2012 Added by:Headlines
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) launched a competition for pilot projects to accelerate progress toward improved systems for interoperable, trusted online credentials that go beyond simple user IDs and passwords...
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New Study Published on Mobile Malware... Caitlin Rachel on 05-21-2013