Jeff Kleck, the director of the cyber portfolio for the Defense Innovation Unit at the Defense Department, said the organization and the Air Force are testing out three software tools using advanced technologies to sort through cyber threats.
Kevin Kerr, the Energy Department’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory CISO, said his team had to reestablish employee habits baselines and then alter security protections to account for different hours people worked since the pandemic emergency started.
The Defense Information Systems Agency moved its cloud based internet isolation program into production after testing it out for the last year under a $199 million Other Transaction Agreement.
David Waltermire, the technical lead for OSCAL at NIST, and Milica Green, a compliance subject matter expert with Telos Corporation, say the development and implementation of the Open Security Controls Assessment Language (OSCAL) will reduce the time, cost and challenges of FedRAMP certifications.
CIO Denis Goulet describes New Hampshire's response to COVID-19, planning for NASCIO's virtual annual conference next week, and hints he may serve a second term as president.
Cynthia Mendoza, the intelligence community’s chief architect, said the reference architecture framework is defining consistent, repeatable approaches to ensure security and interoperability among enterprise IT capabilities.
Maj. Gen. Kevin Kennedy, the Air Force’s assistant deputy chief information officer for digital transformation, said Offutt Air Force Base and Buckley Air Force Base have received the go-ahead to go from a 10% capacity on their network-as-a-service up toward 100% capacity.
Judy Conley and Jessica McElman, of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, are both finalists for the Women in Technology leadership award for their efforts to ensure their employees don’t get stuck in a rut.
VA's contact centers turned to a chatbot after experiencing a surge in calls starting in March that led to long wait times and frustrated veterans.
Jim Gfrerer, the assistant secretary for information and technology and chief information officer at the Veterans Affairs Department, said the sense of urgency, extra funding and the support of non-IT executives helped the agency meet the needs of remote workers and veterans over the last five months.
Mark Munsell, the NGA chief technology officer, said industry, particularly non-traditional companies, should use the tech focus and technology strategy documents as guides for how to help that agency overcome long-standing challenges.
Dr. Amy Abernethy, the principal deputy commissioner and acting chief information officer of the Food and Drug Administration, said the agency is looking at common use cases and creating cloud-based package services to give the internal customers the majority of the capabilities they need.
Grant Schneider, the federal chief information security officer, said the Federal Acquisition Security Council continues to work on its interim final rule detailing how it will share supply chain risk information with government and industry.
Christie Canaria, the Small Business Innovation Research program director at the National Cancer Institute and a finalist for the Women in Technology leadership award, said her role in helping small business successful navigate the Small Business Innovation Research program depends bring an assortment of ideas to the table.