CDM — a pilot for a central IT modernization fund?
The Department of Homeland Security’s governmentwide Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity task orders can serve as pilots to show the effects a centralized IT fund could have on bolstering agencies’ modernization efforts, officials working on the program said.
Pentagon’s IT provider seeks insider threat protection
The Defense Department’s unified IT provider is on the hunt for insider threat protection cybersecurity solutions to answer lawmakers’ fears that the department-wide network consolidation did not do enough to protect against threats from within.
DOD CIO’s lowest performance mark? Data centers, he says.
The Pentagon didn’t close as many data centers as its chief information officer would have liked, he said Wednesday.
House Homeland Security chairman: I’m targeted daily with phishing emails
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security says he has become the target of phishing emails on an “almost daily basis.”
Defense CIO Halvorsen staying on through February
The Pentagon's IT chief talked progress on Windows 10, a CAC replacement and the department's readiness for a Trump administration as he gets set to retire.
NIST issues draft update to cyber framework
Federal scientists at the government’s technology laboratory have issued a draft update to their widely adopted Cybersecurity Framework, adding for the first time a way of quantifying risk and security outcomes.