New Energy Chief Information Officer, A New Cybersecurity National Lab, and More
Here is today’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:
- The Department of Energy has named its former Deputy Chief Information Officer Bob Brese as the new CIO. More here.
- The National Security Agency will not reveal how many Americans had their communications monitored to senators out of privacy concerns. More here.
- The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team warns that federal agencies running virtualized computers may be vulnerable to a new attack. More here.
- The General Services Administration saved 93% in server energy costs by switching to Google Apps, saving $285,000 a year. More here.
- By putting cyber operators through weapons school, the Air Force is pushing to reduce the distinction between cyber and traditional operational specialties. More here.
- A new national lab aiming to improve collaboration between government, industry, and academia, the Cybersecurity Technologies Research Lab, is looking for research partners. More here.
This post by AlexOlesker was first published at CTOvision.com.