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CDM — a pilot for a central IT modernization fund?

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

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

by Patrick O’Neill • 6 months ago

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.

House Homeland Committee chairman: I’m targeted daily with phishing emails

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security says he has become the target of phishing emails on an “almost daily basis.”

Rudy Giuliani to advise Trump on cybersecurity

by Greg Otto • 6 months ago

Rudy Giuliani has been tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to “lend expertise” to the new administration on cybersecurity matters.

GSA’s $50B Alliant 2 ready to go after protests denied

by Billy Mitchell • 6 months ago

Four companies protested the contract for a variety of reasons that the GAO found invalid and denied.

Defense CIO Halvorsen staying on through February

by Samantha Ehlinger • 6 months ago

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.