Posts Tagged: Washington

The Role of the CISO

This interview is an excerpt from GovLoop’s recent research guide, The Current State of Government’s Cybersecurity. When you think of a Chief Information Security Officer’s (CISO) job description, you probably think of something like “establish business objectives while overseeing the protection of an organization’s technological assets.” It all sounds pretty straight forward. But if you talk… 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 »

The Cafritz Awards Reward DC Government Employees! The Deadline is coming up this Friday(11/8)

Help us celebrate the best in public service! Nominate yourself or someone you know for The 13th Annual Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Awards for Distinguished DC Government Employees. Established in 2000 and now in its 13th year, the Cafritz Awards program recognizes the extraordinary service and commitment of public servants who – often working… Read more »

Cafritz Awards: Deadline November 8, 2013

Help us celebrate the best in public service! Nominate yourself or someone you know for The 13th Annual Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation Awards for Distinguished DC Government Employees. Established in 2000 and now in its 13th year, the Cafritz Awards program recognizes the extraordinary service and commitment of public servants who – often working… Read more »

CH2M Hill Subsidiary to Repair, Study Options for NAVSEA HQ

A CH2M Hill subsidiary has been awarded a $6.4 million project by the U.S. Navy to restore a building at the Naval Sea Systems Command’s headquarters in Washington following the Sept. 16 Navy Yard shooting. CH2M Hill Constructors will also assess damages and develop alternative concept designs under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Navy said Monday…. Read more »

My Tribute to the Washington Navy Yard Victims: My Colleagues

I read this very touching tribute to the Washington Navy Yard victims this morning. While I am an Air Force civilian in at a base in suburban Boston, we are all part of the same national security team. I feel the loss as if they were on my base. Their lives of quiet persevering dedication… Read more »

IJIS Institute Executive Director Emeritus appointed as a Lecturer at the George Washington University

Paul Wormeli appointed as lecturer in new IT Graduate Certificate program Ashburn, VIRGINIA, Sept. 17, 2014 — The IJIS Institute—a nonprofit organization that focuses on mission-critical information sharing for justice, public safety, and homeland security—is pleased to announce that Executive Director Emeritus Paul Wormeli will be teaching an introductory course in George Washington University’s (GWU)… Read more »

4th Annual FAI National Small Business Event: Washington Days Conference 2013

Dear Colleagues, Federal Allies Institute’s next national conference for small business federal contractors and federal agencies seeking to achieve set-aside goals are encouraged to participate in this very successful annual event, which includes a free year round ombudsman service for small businesses that are located outside the Washington, D.C. area that need “boots on the… Read more »

Why Don’t Any Big Cities Have Municipal Broadband?

I haven’t written a post in a while, but reading an interesting article in Atlantic Cities today, Why Are There No Big Cities with Municipal Broadband Networks?, I was reminded of some past posts and wanted to take the opportunity to bring some thoughts together. The largest city in the United States with its own… Read more »

A Case Study in Real-World Section 508 Compliance at the National Press Club on February 21st

Deque Systems is hosting a free seminar titled “A Case Study in Real-World Section 508 Compliance: How the VA is deploying the largest section 508 program in government” at the National Press Club on February 21st. This seminar will present the inside story of how the VA is deploying the largest Section 508 Compliance program… Read more »