Tag Archives: cybersecurity

GovCon Expert Jerry McGinn on CMMC Implementation, Accreditation Body

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Jerry McGinn, executive director of the Center for Government Contracting at George Mason University’s School of Business, has presented his key takeaways from a presentation by Katie Arrington, chief information security officer at the Department of Defense and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, about DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. McGinn noted that CMMC not only applies to DoD, but also to companies and individuals.

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HP Federal’s Tommy Gardner: Zero-Trust Access Vital in Government IT Security

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2020 — Tommy Gardner, chief technology officer of HP Federal, has said that agencies should adopt zero trust measures to protect government data and personnel from information technology security threats, ExecutiveBiz reported March 17.

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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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Katie Arrington: Firms Won’t Need to Meet Same Level of CMMC Requirements on Contracts

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Katie Arrington, chief information security officer in the office of the defense undersecretary for acquisition and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said DoD would not require prime contractors and subcontractors on a contract to meet the same level of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification requirements, FedScoop reported Friday. Arrington will deliver the keynote speech at the Potomac Officers Club's CMMC Forum 2020 on April 2. Click here to register for the event.

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DHS Adds Sepio Rogue Device Mitigation Tech to Approved Product List; Suzan Zimmerman Quoted

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The Department of Homeland Security has placed the rogue device mitigation platform of Sepio Systems, a leader in RDM, on its list of approved products for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program. Suzan Zimmerman, a member of Sepio’s board and CEO of Strategic Capture Group, said the platform is the only product on DHS' APL that offers RDM capabilities.

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Army Issues Draft Solicitation for $957M Cyber TRIDENT Training Contract

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The U.S. Army has released its draft request for proposals for a potential $957M contract vehicle for cyber training services in support of organizations within the Department of Defense and other non-DoD agencies. A notice posted Wednesday says the Cyber Training, Readiness, Integration, Delivery and Enterprise Technology contract will support the integration, management, evolution and maintenance of the Persistent Cyber Training Environment and provide acquisition lifecycle support for the PCTE system baseline.

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