Scott Blackburn

  • Medical device security: An ever-evolving and ever-challenging concern

    On this episode of CyberChat, host Sean Kelley, former chief information security officer at the Environmental Protection Agency and deputy chief information officer at the Veterans Affairs Department, addresses medical device cybersecurity.

  • VA CIO Thomas to retire

    Rob Thomas is leaving federal service in October after 35 years.

  • OMB, VA turn to experienced executives to hold down the fort

    Linda Springer, a former OMB and OPM appointee, is serving as the senior advisor to the director for management.

  • VA turns to the outside for help on internal problems

    The Veterans Affairs Department is collaborating with OPM and private organizations to solve some of its overarching issues.

  • VA’s top health official’s five ways to transform access to care

    Only eight weeks into the job, David Shulkin is rethinking health care goals within the Veterans Affairs Department

  • VA begins biggest transformation in history

    The massive reorganization the Veterans Affairs Department has unveiled begins with a simple premise: everyone should work from the same starting point. VA said it has now created a single map made up of five regions that the Veterans Health Administration, the Veterans Benefits Administration, the National Cemetery Administration and several other offices will work from instead of the nine separate regional maps that existed previously.