Howard Whyte, FDIC’s chief information security officer (CISO), will serve as acting CIO starting Oct. 1.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Chairman Martin Gruenberg defended his CIO Larry Gross and his initiatives to improve the agency’s cybersecurity posture. But members of a congressional committee warned some of those plans might do more harm than good.
A technology oversight committee wants the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to be more transparent when it comes to sharing information on recent cybersecurity incidents. At the same time, the FDIC’s inspector general is calling on the agency to strengthen its cyber posture.
Members of the Science, Space, and Technology Committee want to know whether there’s more to the story of the FDIC’s recent cyber incidents and the reporting done by the agency’s CIO Larry Gross.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s chief information officer says the agency is in the process of implementing a variety of safeguards to protect data, after reporting five additional cyber breaches at the hands of unknowing former employees.
Darren Ash is leaving the Nuclear Regulatory Commission after spending almost nine years as its chief information officer.
Darren Blue is heading over to the Veterans Affairs Department after spending the last seven years at GSA. The FDIC gets a new CIO and NNSA a new chief learning officer.