Zaid Shoorbajee

Editorial Fellow

Zaid Shoorbajee is an Editorial Fellow with Scoop News Group. He writes for FedScoop and CyberScoop.

Tech

DHS wants a streamlined way to assess technology supply chain risk

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

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.

Acquisition

BAE Systems gets $5.2M DARPA contract to develop advanced cyberdefense tools

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

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.

Acquisition

IRS CIO improperly delegated key IT spending responsibilities, watchdog says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

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.

Tech

Former U.S. officials call for transparency in cybersecurity of 2020 census

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

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.

Defense

Two contractors get $6.5 million to support Army Cyber’s insider-threat monitoring

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

Applied Insight and DV United will provide insider-threat detection and mitigation capabilities, in addition to other cybersecurity services.

Defense

DISA to roll out revamped security clearance application process

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 months ago

Test users say the new eApp is “the most painless experience for a painful form.”

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