The Homeland Security Department is taking a multi-pronged approach to cybersecurity — one that will more clearly define its role and expectations of agencies.
Posts Tagged: FISMA
2014 could be a big year in government management, procurement and implementation of the cloud. Why? Dan Chenok is the Executive Director for IBM’s Center for the Business of Government. He told Chris Dorobek on the DorobekINSIDER program that 2014 may the year for comprehensive IT reform? IT Reform “Whether 2014 is big year for… Read more »
Federal Cloud Computing: The Definitive Guide for Cloud Service Providers offers an in-depth look at topics surrounding federal cloud computing within the federal government, including the Federal Cloud Computing Strategy, Cloud Computing Standards, Security and Privacy, and Security Automation. You will learn the basics of the NIST risk management framework (RMF) with a specific focus… Read more »
By Doug Krueger Originally posted on Federal Blue Print In response to the Office of Management and Budget’s directive that all agencies must move at least three services to the cloud by May 2012, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has officially completed its transition to a cloud-based Google email system. As the largest… Read more »
By: Steve O’Keeffe http://bit.ly/d6eq3w “Why are agencies forced to pay twice to C&A systems?” said the exasperated and cash-strapped Federal IT exec. “If agency A wants to use a system from agency B – a system that has already been C&A’d – then agency A needs to pay for a completely new C&A. If we’re… Read more »
NEW CYBER SECURITY REPORT REVEALS FEDS’ TAKE ON FISMA 2.0 As OMB CyberScope Deadline Nears, 85 Percent of CIOs and CISOs Have Not Used the Tool – Compliance, Cost, and Security Value Questions Abound Alexandria, Va., October 4, 2010 – MeriTalk (www.meritalk.com), the government IT network, today announced the results of “FISMA’s Facelift: In the… Read more »
By: Steve O’Keeffe http://meritalk.com/blog.php?user=SteveOKeeffe&blogentry_id=1520 As schoolboys, growing up in London in the ‘80s, we’d sing “I’d like to teach the PTA to blow up all the schools” to the tune of the Coca-Cola advertisement “I’d like to teach the world to sing.” We’d skulk and smoke behind the bicycle sheds and kick the can down… Read more »