Beau Houser will join Census Bureau to be its chief information security officer after spending the last two years as SBA in a similar role.
In the annual Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report to Congress, which the administration made public on Aug. 16, OMB says the number of cyber incidents dropped by 12% as compared to 2017.
Willie Crenshaw, the program executive for the CDM office at NASA, said teams of employees are educating mission areas about the cyber initiative and learning about new priorities.
Manny Castillo, a senior IT security adviser at the FBI, said the bureau does all its penetration testing internally and has no plans on changing that.
Craig Harber, the chief technology officer for Fidelis Cybersecurity, said there are several steps agencies can take to reduce their risks, starting by consolidating their security tools and architectures.
Bob Stevens, vice president of the Americas at Lookout, explained why agencies need to focus on mobile endpoint security.
This program will provide a progress report on CDM in government.
Kevin Cox, the program manager of the CDM program at the Homeland Security Department, said agencies have a need for broader capabilities with lifecycle identity access and credential management.
In today’s Federal Newscast, as part of a new pilot program, the Defense Department awards contracts to five companies to actively recruit technical talent from the private sector.
Eric Trexler, vice president of global governments and critical infrastructure for Forcepoint, explains how CDM can help agencies move toward a more risk adaptative approach to cybersecurity.