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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The Office of Personnel Management is pushing the bounds of cybersecurity. It's moving from the idea of defense in-depth -- or even the popular continuous monitoring -- to a concept called orchestration. Jeff Wagner, OPM's director of IT security, and Paul Nguyen, president of CGS Invotas, tell Federal News Radio Executive Editor Jason Miller how orchestration is giving OPM a head start on protecting its networks and applications.

Tags: Jason Miller , OPM , cybersecurity , Jeff Wagner , Paul Nguyen , CSG Invotas , In Depth

Thursday - 03/12/2015, 05:20pm EDT
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OPM orchestrates cyber protections through automation

Jeff Wagner, OPM's director of IT security, said by detailing specific processes, his organization can protect the network in near real-time and ensure threats or vulnerabilities do not put the entire infrastructure at a greater risk.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , OPM , Jeff Wagner , Paul Nguyen , CSG Invotas , Jason Miller

Thursday - 03/12/2015, 03:54pm EDT
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Government to drop charges in federal employee hacking case

A National Weather Service employee accused of illegally accessing a restricted federal computer database containing information about the nation's dams, stealing information and lying to federal investigators will have charges against her dismissed if a judge approves the prosecution's request.

Tags: Xiafen Chen , National Weather Service , cybersecurity , NOAA , hacking , dams

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 10:00pm EDT

Acting DoD CIO Halvorsen accepts permanent tech chief role

Terry Halvorsen, a former Navy CIO, assumed the role of permanent CIO on Sunday, according to a Pentagon spokesperson.

Tags: Terry Halvorsen , CIO , DoD , cybersecurity , cloud computing , Teri Takai , Pentagon

Monday - 03/09/2015, 10:37am EDT

Q&A with Washington Technology's Nick Wakeman

Washington Technology Editor in Chief Nick Wakeman joins host Mark Amtower to discuss the top contracting stories in 2014, and what's ahead for contractors in 2015.
March 9, 2015

Tags: acquisition , contracting , government contracting , technology , cloud computing , cybersecurity , mergers and acquisitions , FSSI , LPTA , GSA , Nick Wakeman , Washington Technology , Mark Amtower , Amtower Off Center

Monday - 03/09/2015, 07:53pm EDT
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Greg Wilshusen, Director of Information Security Issues, GAO

The FAA has taken some steps to help protect its air traffic control systems from hackers and cyber criminals. But there's still work to be done. That's according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Some of the weaknesses were new, like identifying and authenticating users. Other date back years. Greg Wilshusen, the director of Information Security Issues at GAO, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with more on what the report found.

Tags: Greg Wilshusen , GAO , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , FAA , cybersecurity

Monday - 03/09/2015, 09:12am EDT
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The nature of cyber intelligence

Lance James, head of cyber intelligence at Deloitte, will discuss the evolution of the cyber intelligence field, and how that is forcing the government and private companies to change how they protect themselves from cyber attacks.
March 6, 2015

Tags: workforce , technology , cybersecurity , cyber intelligence , Lance James , Deloitte , Cyber Threat Intelligence Center , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 03/06/2015, 08:28pm EST
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IT acquisition challenges in the federal government.

Van Hitch, senior advisor with Deloitte's Federal Consulting Practice, joins host Roger Waldron to talk about some of the IT acquisition challenges facing federal managers.
March 3, 2015

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Van Hitch , Deloitte Federal Government Services , IT acquisition , CIO , FITARA , cybersecurity , cloud computing , Data center consolidation , Roger Waldron , Off the Shelf , Coaltion for Government Procurement

Tuesday - 03/03/2015, 07:06pm EST
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Randy Vanderhoof, Executive Director, Smart Card Alliance

Cybersecurity incidents are up 15 percent over the past year. So now the Office of Management and Budget is ramping up pressure on your agency to develop and use smart identification cards for employees. Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance, tells In Depth with Francis Rose about the ways to stay on top of OMB's smart card guidance.

Tags: In Depth , Smart Card Alliance , cybersecurity , Randy Vanderhoof

Tuesday - 03/03/2015, 04:25pm EST
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