North Dakota’s Gov. Doug Burgum picked a state CIO with similar unconventional traits. Shawn Riley overcame a difficult upbringing, started his own company at 16, and now with Burgum’s support leads the state’s IT renaissance.
An inaugural NDIA report says defense industry is financially strong and generally competitive, but points to workforce, cybersecurity challenges.
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence will release a new counterintelligence strategy next Monday that takes a long-term approach to nation-state threats.
Karen Wrege, the chief information officer of the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls at the State Department, said having one system for identity credential and access management that is based on roles and responsibilities has solved one of the biggest challenges in government.
It’s ironic — the more data people put online about themselves, the more worried everyone is about privacy.
The Pentagon published the 1.0 version of its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program on Friday after several months of listening sessions on draft editions. CMMC will make its way into Defense contracts later this year.
In today’s Federal Newscast, after one of the world’s wealthiest individuals had his phone hacked, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) wants intelligence agencies to begin an investigation.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) released its latest state CIO member survey, “Technology Forecast 2020: What State and Local Government Technology Officials Can Expect”.
With the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification accreditation board set up, the Pentagon expects to release version 1 of the cyber standards on Friday that will kick off the effort in earnest.
Tufts University Fletcher School professor Josephine Wolff has been following this with alarm, and she joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss.
DoD’s deputy chief information officer for information enterprise said working out the bugs in production is “just not how we’re wired” at the Pentagon, but in the case of AI is needed.
Renee Wynn, NASA’s CIO since 2015, announced she is leaving federal service on March 31st.
The Army has used authorities from Congress to pay bonuses to service members with specific cyber skills and it now is looking for ways to incentivize civilian workers to stay.
For a long time the Federal Trade Commission has issued data security orders to companies that fail to protect consumers’ private information.