Sen. John Rockefeller (D-W. VA), has written a revised draft of the proposed cybersecurity bill. The bill had initially caused alarm among interested parties due to language allowing the President to shut down the Internet in the case of a cybersecurity emergency. The current draft still gives the President the ability to declare a cyber emergency as well as the right to alert in the event of cyber attacks.
Kevin Brown, a U.S. Navy veteran and a cybersecurity professional, has been appointed chief information security officer at Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC). He will report to SAIC Chief Information Officer Nathan Rogers and will manage the company’s cybersecurity strategy with oversight of threat intelligence, incident response, information governance, remediation, monitoring, business resilience, awareness,
Several leaders from the government and GovCon community will participate in GovCon Wire’s virtual event Wednesday at 1 p.m. Eastern time to discuss cybersecurity issues in the national security mission. Puesh Kumar, acting principal deputy assistant secretary at the Department of Energy’s Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response, will provide keynote remarks to
Daniel Jetton, a cybersecurity business executive, has joined Reston, Virginia-based information technology services provider Evolver as vice president of cybersecurity. He will oversee the expansion of cyber capabilities and facilitate the delivery of cyber operational security, vulnerability management, risk assessments, analytics, diagnostics, cloud security and other services to customers in federal civilian and commercial markets,