cyber risk management

  • To bring down cyber risk, GSA using power of the purse, Energy turns to new metrics

    GSA and the Energy Department are trying to come up with approaches to bring down the ever-growing risk of cyber attacks to technology systems.

  • Giving agencies freedom and security requires them to be risk aware, not risk averse

    Sudhakar Ramakrishna, the CEO of Pulse Secure, said customers want better tool integration and more control over their devices and access to data so security must adapt to their needs.

  • 16 Marines charged with smuggling migrants into the US

    In today’s Federal Newscast, an investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California’s Camp Pendleton, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Vendor risk management & federal IT

    Jake Olcott, vice president of Communications and Government Affairs at BitSight, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss vendor risk management and what federal agencies can do to protect themselves from cyber breaches caused by third party vendors.

  • Former OMB cyber chief explains why federal cyber is better today than 3 years ago

    Josh Moses, the former Office of Management and Budget’s chief of the cyber and national security branch in the office of Federal CIO, said agencies are in better shape to defend against cyber attacks because of a combination of policy, people and programs.

  • Internet security expert says new national cyber policy a ‘positive’ step

    A sloppy cyber risk assessment can lead to misallocation of resources, false positives and an unrealistic sense of security at federal agencies, says Larry Clinton of the Internet Security Alliance.

  • Trends in government procurement

    Tom Sisti, vice president and chief legislative counsel at SAP joins host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf to discuss the state of commercial item contracting, category management, and the latest in cyber and supply chain risk policy developments. October 9, 2018

  • For first time, OMB can paint the governmentwide cyber risk picture

    OMB released a cyber risk determination report finding that 74 percent of the agencies had cybersecurity programs that were either “at risk” or at “high risk.”

  • An update on the NDAA

    What are key acquisition policy highlights in the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act? Find out when Etherton and Associates President Jon Etherton and Tom Sisti, senior director and chief legislative counsel for SAP, join host Roger Waldron on this week’s Off the Shelf. May 28, 2018

  • Risk-based approach to cybersecurity makes sense for everyone

    Thomas Jones, a federal systems engineer for Bay Dynamics, makes the case for agencies to define which assets are the most important to the mission.