DHS wants a streamlined way to assess technology supply chain risk
DHS is focused on supply chain risk in technology used by the government, and it wants a tool or process that can help it assess such risk across government levels.
BAE Systems gets $5.2M DARPA contract to develop advanced cyberdefense tools
BAE Systems will be tasked with developing tools that identify and fight off threats on networks that are too big and complex to defend using traditional cybersecurity tools.
IRS CIO improperly delegated key IT spending responsibilities, watchdog says
A Treasury Department internal watchdog said that the IRS was not complying with FITARA in delegating responsibilities that are supposed to go to the CIO.
Former U.S. officials call for transparency in cybersecurity of 2020 census
Nearly a dozen officials write that Americans deserve to know that the systems and technical protocols the Census Bureau is employing to collect and store information about them are not putting that information at risk.
Two contractors get $6.5 million to support Army Cyber’s insider-threat monitoring
Applied Insight and DV United will provide insider-threat detection and mitigation capabilities, in addition to other cybersecurity services.
DISA to roll out revamped security clearance application process
Test users say the new eApp is “the most painless experience for a painful form.”