Essye Miller

hacker attack and data breach, cybersecurity, information protection concept

Creative, responsive, agile underscored federal IT, procurement in 2020

A panel of federal experts offered opinions and insights about what IT and procurement topics that rose to the forefront in 2020 and impacted agencies…

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Essye Miller, the principal deputy DoD chief information officer discusses IT and telework issues relating to coronavirus during an employee town hall at the Pentagon on March 16.

As Pentagon gears up for more teleworkers, IT network is already strained

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DoD reshuffles panel tasked with speedy adoption of cloud computing

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Jeff Eisensmith, DHS chief information security officer

How DHS, DoD sharpen their cyber pencils to make the right investments

DHS has implemented a cyber maturity model and DoD is using a security scorecard to identify strengths and weaknesses in networks and systems.

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Cellphones may have just gotten a little more mobile in the Pentagon

A new policy allows mobile devices in some secure areas if it can be justified as needed for the mission.

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FILE - This Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, file photo shows a sign above the headquarters of Kaspersky Lab in Moscow. On Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, Kaspersky Lab said it will open up its anti-virus software to outside review as it deals with security concerns. The company is making the move a month after the U.S. government barred agencies from using its software. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

Did agencies suffer a data breach by using Kaspersky? DHS says no ‘conclusive’ evidence, yet

House Science, Space and Technology Committee members learned that NASA, DoD do not have Kaspersky products on their networks.

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