Posts Tagged: Homeland

Huffington Post Interview With Xerox’s Chuck Brooks

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-e-finch/cybersecurity-industry-in_2_b_4620232.html?utm_source=Alert-blogger&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Email%2BNotifications www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-e-finch/”,”background_color”:”#cccccc”,”font”:”lucida grande”,”layout”:”button_count”,”author_nickname”:”hp_blogger_Brian E. Finch”,”entity_type”:”1″,”entity_id”:320489,”hp_track”:”Author Info”,”vertical_id”:0}”> Cybersecurity Industry Interview With Xerox’s Chuck Brooks by Brian Finch, Partner, Dickstein Shapiro, LLP As we kick off 2014, I am starting the New Year with an interview series, which will provide an overview of the cybersecurity industry. I spoke with Vice President and Client Executive at Xerox, Chuck… Read more »

WHSR to Hold Industry Engagement Award Ceremony for Federal Agencies

The Washington Homeland Security Roundtable will honor federal officials from Department of Homeland Security component departments for work with industry partners at an upcoming Holiday Reception event. The Industry Engagement Awards aims to acknowledge agencies who maintain relationships with the industry segment, WHSR said Nov. 18. “Partnerships enable real collaboration between industry and government to… Read more »

Telos, ICS Partner to Host DHS Data Systems

Telos and ICS have partnered to help migrate the Department of Homeland Security’s data into a Telos-built information assurance management system. DHS’ Office of the Chief Information Officer has deployed Telos’ Xacta IA Manager into systems and agency components and automated the National Institute of Science and Technology’s risk management framework using that platform, Telos… Read more »

Federal CIO Panel Moves IBM SmartCloud Through FedRAMP

A panel of chief information officers from three federal agencies has given IBM a provisional authority to operate under the government-wide Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for evaluating cloud computing products and services. CIOs from the departments of Defense and Homeland Security, as well as the General Services Administration, evaluated IBM’s SmartCloud for Government… Read more »

GTSC Adds Three New Strategic Advisers

The Government Technology & Services Coalition has appointed three new members to its strategic advisory panel that counsels small and mid-sized companies within the federal security market. Paul Benda, GSIS partner and chief technology officer, Obsidian Analysis Inc. Vice President Jason McNamara and Molly Wilkinson, senior vice president of Regions Financial Corp., are the new… Read more »

DOJ CIO Luke McCormack Nominated for Lateral Move to DHS

Luke McCormack, a former chief information officer for the Department of Homeland Security‘s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, has been nominated to return to DHS as its CIO. He held the CIO role at ICE between 2005 and 2012 and has served as the Justice Department‘s CIO for one year, the White House announced Thursday…. Read more »

DHS CFO Peggy Sherry Heading to Tax Agency

Peggy Sherry, formerly chief financial officer at the Department of Homeland Security since April 2012, has been appointed deputy commissioner for operations support at the Internal Revenue Service. She will officially start in her new position Nov. 4 and succeed Beth Tucker, who retired from the IRS at the end of last September, the tax… Read more »

University Researchers Examine Shutdown’s Effects on Health, Security Programs

The U.S. government shutdown could interrupt some of the country’s services such as disease detection and prevention, healthcare, food safety, emergency response and compliance activities, according to a report by the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy. Lisa Schnirring and Robert Roos write public health and food safety agencies have warned… Read more »

DHS Could Halt, Cancel Some Contracts During Shutdown

“Certain planned procurements may be cancelled and certain existing contracts may be stopped, reduced in scope, terminated or partially terminated.” Nick Nayak, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has advised contractors of these potential actions in the event of a government shutdown in a letter posted Thursday on FedBizOpps. DHS will not… Read more »

9/11 Anniversary: Maintaining Vigilance on the Road Ahead

It has been 12 seemingly long years now since the terrorist attacks of 9/11 changed America forever. Thus as we honor the victims and pay our respects to their families, let’s also remember an unsettling but stark reality: America and our global interests are still at risk of massive terrorist attacks. Doug’s Story It has… Read more »