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CDM — a pilot for a central IT modernization fund?

by Billy Mitchell • 10 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.

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

by Chris Bing • 10 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.”

DHS nominee Kelly mixes message on department’s cyber role

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

Kelly said reorganization and renaming of DHS’s National Protection and Programs Directorate to improve the department’s cyber capabilities would be a “top priority.”

‘A grave mistake’ — Rep. McCaul pushes back on Trump cyber-defense plan

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

An influential Republican congressman is pushing back against President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to increase the Defense Department’s role in defending domestic computer networks.

Customs outage from software update disrupts travel into the U.S.

by Billy Mitchell • 11 months ago

CBP confirmed the systems went out around 5 p.m. and were back online around 9 p.m. Monday, but the agency is still unsure of the cause.

Guy Cavallo named SBA deputy CIO

by Billy Mitchell • 11 months ago

​Guy Cavallo will join the Small Business Administration as deputy CIO. He comes to the agency from the Transportation Security Administration.