continuous diagnostics and mitigation program

  • FedRAMP developing a FISMA high baseline in 2015

    The Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program will send a draft baseline standard for FISMA high systems around the government for comment in the next month. Matt Goodrich, the acting director of the FedRAMP program, said the high-impact baseline would apply only to non-classified technology systems as characterized under the Federal Information Security Management Act.

  • OMB reaffirms cyber oversight role

    Grant Schneider, a federal cybersecurity adviser within OMB, said the new E-Gov Cyber Unit will play a key role in how the Office of Electronic Government and Information Technology analyzes agency progress in protecting their systems. DHS and GSA will award the second task order under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program in the coming weeks, which will provide integration services with tools and the agencywide dashboards.

  • DHS, GSA kick off CDM task order 2 with $29M deal

    Knowledge Consulting Group will implement tools and services from three vendors on the Homeland Security Department’s network.

  • Second protest further delays DHS cyber program

    HP Enterprise Services submitted a protest to the Government Accountability Office on March 9 of the $29 million award to Knowledge Consulting Group under task order 2.

  • Countdown to launch of CDM dashboard begins

    The first iteration of the cybersecurity dashboard under the continuous diagnostic and mitigation (CDM) is scheduled to be released this month.

  • The CDM quandary many agencies are facing

    The time to move from contract award to full implementation under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program will force agencies to decide whether to spend money on new tools or wait for those coming from DHS.

  • 11 agencies move to starting line to get advanced cyber tools

    DHS and GSA choose Booz Allen and HP Enterprise Services to provide tools and services under two task orders under the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program.

  • GSA, DHS begin march toward cyber shared services

    The latest task order under the continuous diagnostic and mitigation (CDM) program would bring continuous monitoring-as-a-service (CMaaS) to 41 small and micro agencies.

  • DHS, GSA to spend $11M on new cyber tools, readies phase 3 of CDM

    Vendors are submitting bids on the next set of tools under phase 2 of the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program while DHS is preparing for phase 3.

  • USDA bureau among first out of gate with CDM cyber tools

    Janet Stevens, the chief information officer of the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in USDA, said her bureau will join APHIS in testing out new cyber tools and sensors under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program.