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The Veterans Affairs Department has been compromised by at least eight different nation state organizations that stole data from its systems, House lawmakers and other experts say. VA officials say there always are risks, but their computer security is better than ever before.
Jerry Davis, who served as the VA's chief information security officer until February 2013, testified at a House subcommittee hearing that the VA became aware of the computer hacking in March 2010 and that attacks continue "to this very day."
The Veterans Affairs Department denies claims that systems or data are in danger. But Jerry Davis, the former deputy assistant secretary for information security in VA's Office of Information and Technology, asserts in documents that he was bullied into signing security certifications that were deficient as a condition of his departure from VA for a new job at NASA.
Tags: exclusive , technology , cybersecurity , management , VA , Stephen Warren , Roger Baker , Mike Michaud , House Veterans Affairs Committee , Senate Veterans Affairs Committee , Jason Miller , veterans , information security
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Listen August 14th at 12pm
Program will discuss Progress Report on CyberSecurity in the Federal Government, Top CyberSecurity Priorities , Key Challenges to still overcome in IT Security, Lessons Learned , and a Vision for The Future
December 13th at 12pm
Program will discuss Updates & Progress on Emerging Technologies (Cybersecurity-Geospatial-Big Data-Virtualization & Mobility Trends), Best Practices & Benefits of Technologies, Challenges or major hurdles to still overcome, and A Vision for The Future.
The Veterans Affairs Department wants to hedge its bets when it comes to its planned rollout of up to 100,000 tablet devices. IT leaders worry about the unpredictability of the mobile technology landscape, and don't want to spend millions to develop apps for a platform that risks being superseded by a competitor.
The Federal Drive has the day off, but you can catch these great interviews from the past few weeks.
Veteran NASA CISO Jerry Davis moves to Veterans Affairs. He joins us for a look back and ahead.