The federal government is spending big bucks on connected technologies, otherwise known as the Internet of Things. Market research firm Govini estimated agencies spent almost $9 billion on these connected devices, with 56 percent of that increase on sensors alone.
A new partnership between Vencore and the George Mason University aims to develop a cyber risk assessment methodology and tool to help agencies and other organizations analyze the value of the data and determine how best to mitigate potential cyber threats.
DoD CIO Terry Halvorsen is trying to create a dialogue around how to move off the Common Access Card. But experts say without money or an official program, not much can happen beyond plans and concepts in the short term.
As the White House decides who should be the first federal chief information security officer, current and former federal cyber executives offer insights into what the role should look like.
The Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards honor those in the industry that do their jobs really well. The awards are co-sponsored by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and the Professional Services Council. The executive-of-the-year award goes to a company leader who has contributed to their business the community and the industry. Vencore President and CEO Mac Curtis is a finalist for the award in the more than $300 million in sales category. He spoke to In Depth with Francis Rose.
The Defense Department’s new rules for contractors to report cyber breaches could end up costing the military a lot more than it thinks.
There’s been a lot of movement in the federal IT and acquisition communities over the last few weeks.