Tag Archives: CISA

Okta’s Habib Hourani: TIC 3.0 Guidance, Adaptive Security Model Help Agencies Protect Cloud IT Environments

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Habib Hourani, a solutions engineer at San Francisco-based identity management services provider Okta (Nasdaq: OKTA), said the U.S. government is building policy around cloud computing platforms and an example of that is the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s issuance of the Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 Interim Telework Guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Weekly Roundup: KBR Secures $974M USAF IDIQ Contract; Leidos, Vectrus, SOSi Win Big Contracts; Lauren Knausenberger Becomes USAF Deputy CIO; DB Schenker Names Stacey Brown CHRO

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES KBR Wins Potential $974M IDIQ for USAFE-AFAFRICA Base Operations Support KBR (NYSE: KBR) will help U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa manage and maintain assets at USAFE-AFAFRICA  locations in Spain and Turkey as part of a potential eight-year, $974M contract. Air Force Installation Contracting Command at …

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Weekly Roundup: Pentagon Launches Competition for $11.7B IT Contract; PAE Joins Alion on $896M Task Order; Leidos Secures Multiple Contracts; KBR Buys Centauri; CISA Unveils 5G Strategy

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES Leidos Wins $292M Contract to Support FAA System Upgrades; Fran Hill Quoted Leidos has been awarded a four-year, approximate $292 million prime contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to design and develop a system that will provide real-time access to weather, aeronautical, …

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Weekly Roundup: Leidos Secures $649M Task Order; Todd Probert Joins CACI; AECOM Names New Execs; KBR Announces Two-Segment Business Model & Weekly Top Ten Stories

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES AECOM Names New Executives to Leadership Team; Troy Rudd Quoted AECOM has appointed Gaurav Kapoor, current chief accounting officer of the company, as chief financial officer, Douglas Stotlar as independent chairman of the Board of Directors and Troy Rudd as director of the …

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Robert Kolasky: CISA to Incorporate CMMC Aspects Into Supply Chain Guidance

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Robert “Bob” Kolasky, an official at the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said a CISA task force will issue “supply chain essentials” guidance that integrates aspects of the Department of Defense’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, Nextgov reported Thursday.

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Katie Arrington: Pentagon’s CMMC Could Become Standard for Civilian Agencies

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer for the Department of Defense’s acquisition and sustainment office and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said she believes the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program “will become a federal standard for the whole of government rapidly,” FedScoop reported Thursday

Arrington will serve as a keynote speaker during the Potomac Officers Club’s CMMC Forum 2020 on June 24th.

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Christopher Krebs, DHS Cybersecurity Agency Director, Selected to 2020 Wash100 for Critical Infrastructure Risk Mgmt Leadership

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Executive Mosaic is honored to unveil Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, as an inductee into the 2020 edition of the Wash100 for leading the agency in its national efforts to safeguard cyber and physical assets.

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CISA Introduces Cybersecurity Guide for Smaller Firms, Agencies; Christopher Krebs Quoted

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has created a set of best practices for smaller companies  and government agencies to defend against cyber threats. "CISA is committed to raising the bar in cybersecurity across all companies and government, regardless of their size,” said Christopher Krebs, director of CISA and a 2019 Wash100 awardee.

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Weekly Roundup: DoD Awards $7.6B Cloud BPA to General Dynamics IT, Kevin Samuelson Becomes CEO of Infor, Multiple Contract Awards & Weekly Top 10 Stories

The Department of Defense (DoD) and the General Services Administration (GSA) awarded General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) a potential 10-year, $7.6B blanket purchase agreement on Thursday to replace legacy DoD IT office applications with a standard cloud-based platform across the U.S. military.  GDIT secured the Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) …

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