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How RSA protects federal data securely

Mischel Kwon, Vice President of Public Sector Security Solutions at RSA, talks about making FISMA count.
Encore Presentation

Tags: Technology , RSA , EMC , Mischel Kwon , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk , Cybersecurity ,

Tuesday - 12/29/2009, 12:00pm EST

Karen Evans One-on-One, Part 2

Tags: Karen Evans , dashboard

Friday - 07/17/2009, 08:41pm EDT

DHS FISMA metrics released

The Homeland Security Department has issued new cyber security guidance for agencies.

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , DHS

Monday - 06/06/2011, 09:30am EDT

Great week for Microsoft’s cloud services

Two good pieces of news for Microsoft on the cloud computing front. Microsoft has received its FISMA certification. Microsoft CTO Susie Adams said in a company blog post, “Adding FISMA to our existing list of accreditations provides even greater transparency into our security processes and further reinforces our commitment to providing secure cloud computing options [...]

Tags: Cloud computing , email , Microsoft , USDA

Sunday - 12/12/2010, 05:36pm EST

Survey: Cost of cloud may be top priority over security

nCircle, a security and compliance auditing provider, conducted a survey that yielded an increase in the number of agencies considering switching to cloud security, but found that cost may override other security concerns.

Tags: Cloud computing , nCircle , Cybersecurity , Technology , Keren Cummins , pci , Courtney Thompson

Tuesday - 07/12/2011, 03:15pm EDT

Calls for Senate-confirmed cyber official revived

House lawmakers want to add the requirement for a White House official to oversee cybersecurty policy and budget across civilian agencies. Rep. Langevin said the current set up with DHS in charge of civilian networks isn't good enough. Members also want more attention paid to the security of the supply chain.

Tags: Technology , management , Howard Schmidt , Greg Schaffer , Jim Langevin , Jason Chaffetz , elijah cummings , DHS , White House , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Cybersecurity , Supply chain security , Jason Miller

Monday - 07/11/2011, 08:06am EDT

DHS develops new tools against common cyber threats

DHS, private research groups launch new tools to help agencies and industry close cybersecurity holes. DHS officials liken a rating system to the Energy Star labels that indicate how efficient appliances are.

Tags: Cybersecurity , DHS , MITRE , SANS , Alan Paller , Joe Jarzombek , Bob Martin , Jared Serbu , Cybersecurity Update

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 08:18am EDT

Exclusive: Schmidt says cyber progress being made quietly behind the scenes

The White House cybersecurity advisor said many of his office's initiatives are in the operational stages and are making a difference. But some in industry and government say there is a vacuum in leadership from his office and OMB. Howard Schmidt says it's clear what role his office, OMB and DHS play.

Tags: Technology , management , Howard Schmidt , Vivek Kundra , White House , OMB , DHS , NIST , Cybersecurity , TIC , DNS Security , IT reforms , Jason Miller , Cybersecurity Update

Friday - 04/22/2011, 07:36am EDT

Analysis: Google FISMA claim fails letter of the law

The argument is over Google's Apps for Government. Google says they're FISMA certified. But Microsoft has released some court documents to refute that.

Tags: Shawn McCarthy , IDC Government Insights , Google , Microsoft , Technology , In Depth

Friday - 04/15/2011, 04:47pm EDT

White House draft bill expands DHS cyber responsibilities

Federal News Radio viewed a copy of the proposal that would codify DHS's role in overseeing civilian agency networks. The draft legislation would expand DHS's authorities to those that are similar to what DoD already has around cyber. It also would include new roles around acquisition, personnel and FISMA implementation.

Tags: Technology , management , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Tom Carper , DHS , DoD , White House , Cybersecurity , direct hirer authority , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 06:08pm EDT
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