In today’s Federal Newscast, while many agencies are setting reopening dates in early to mid-June to bring an initial wave of employees back to the office, the Merit Systems Protection Board is waiting until the end of June.
Kevin Cox, CISA’s CDM program manager, said the agency will establish the information exchange between agency dashboards and the new federal CDM dashboard in the second quarter of fiscal 2021.
Guy Cavallo, the deputy CIO at SBA, said the work under the CDM and TIC programs over the last two years is opening the door to pilot zero trust concepts and move away from the “hub and spoke” model for its network.
GSA and DHS award a $276 million contract to CGI-Federal to modernize the current shared services platform and add new capabilities for small and micro agencies under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) program.
In order to leverage all that CDM has to offer, federal agencies must be prepared to apply a more agile, risk-based approach to their cybersecurity strategies using actionable data.
In May, DHS awarded its new CDM dashboard contract which was intended to bring better scalability, performance, visualization and analytics to agencies.
Although the exact definitions of zero trust may vary, for the 16th Air Force that means breaking traditional relationships.
Kevin Cox, CDM program manager at DHS, said the dashboard will give agencies better visualization when it comes to operationalizing their data.
The Small Business Administration, over the past few years, has implemented CDM by migrating programs to the cloud and noticed some surprising cybersecurity possibilities in the process.
Smartphones are an integral part of how companies and the government do business today, but keeping them protected can be a challenge.