Karen Evans

Funding OMB’s zero trust mandate may be the toughest part of the new strategy

Current and former federal technology leaders say OMB’s draft zero trust strategy takes an importance focus on architecture, but it also must still address…

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Department of Homeland Security

When it comes to digital modernization, the need to be competitive is constant

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(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)FILE - In this June 28, 2019, file photo the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seal is seen during a news conference in Washington. An official at the Department of Homeland Security says he was pressured by agency leaders to suppress details in his intelligence reports that President Donald Trump might find objectionable, including intelligence on Russian interference in the election and the threat posed by white supremacists. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Former head of DHS digital service to be new CIO

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Peter Karen Evans is expected to be the new DHS CIO.

DHS to hire a familiar face as its new CIO

Karen Evans will replace John Zangardi as the CIO of the Department of Homeland Security.

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Women leading the way in government cybersecurity

Federal News Network organized a panel discussion with industry and government cybersecurity experts to explore the challenges, and opportunities, around…

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In this July 20 photo, solar panels installed by Tesla, power a community of 12 homes in the mountain town of Las Piedras, Puerto Rico. The homes still do not have power from the national grid, more than 10 months after Hurricane Maria and now is operating exclusively on solar energy. (AP Photo/ Dennis M. Rivera Pichardo)

State Dept. using Internet of Things for more resilient embassies

The Internet of Things raises just as many challenges as it does opportunities – giving agencies both a wealth of real-time data and a broader surface area for cyberattacks.

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