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IG concludes VA's systems, data remain at risk

The 2013 FISMA report to Congress shows the Veterans Affairs Department continues to struggle with cybersecurity and has more than 6,000 items on its plans of actions and milestones and continued weaknesses in access and configuration management controls. VA CIO Stephen Warren details several initiatives to address many of the 35 recommendations.

Tags: cybersecurity , Veterans Affairs , oversight , FISMA , Congress , Stephen Warren , VA Cyber Efforts in the Hot Seat , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/30/2014, 04:11am EDT

Former DoD deputy CIO Carey sees future of cyber in identity, data

Rob Carey, who recently retired after 31 years in government, said the government must focus on identity management and information assurance as computer threats become more complex and sustained.

Tags: Rob Carey , DoD , CSC , cybersecurity , mobility , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 11:36am EDT
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DHS striving to avoid 'tragic mistake' under cyber program

Under the continuous diagnostics and mitigation program, DHS wants to ensure systems administrators have data on the most pressing threats and vulnerabilities first so they can fix them as soon as possible. John Streufert, DHS's director of federal network resilience, said the recently-awarded dashboard will be set up to do just that.

Tags: cybersecurity , DHS , Jason Miller , Alan Paller , SANS Institute , continuous diagnostics and mitigation , AFCEA , John Streufert

Thursday - 05/29/2014, 04:30am EDT
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Richard Stiennon, Security Analyst, IT Harvest

You are the key to stopping an insider threat and preventing a cyber incident at your agency even if you don't work in the IT department. Richard Stiennon is the host of the Security Current blog, the founder of IT Harvest and the author of Surviving Cyberwar. He says there are two categories of insider threats and identifying the most dangerous kind depends on you.

Tags: Richard Stiennon , IT Harvest , cybersecurity , In Depth

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 05:59pm EDT
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VA hacks away at claims backlog, increases accuracy

Allison Hickey, VA's undersecretary for benefits, said VBMS has transformed the agency from a paper system to one that mostly relies on electronic data. Some lawmakers express concern about the way the agency is measuring how it reduces the number of veterans waiting for benefits.

Tags: management , Veterans Affairs Department , Allison Hickey , Richard Burr , Mike Michaud , House Veterans Affairs Committee , Senate Veterans Affairs Committee , VBMS , claims backlog , ACT-IAC , Management of Change , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 04:49am EDT
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Inside the Reporter's Notebook: FedBizOpps contractor admits to hacking

In this edition of Inside the Reporter's Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities.

Tags: acquisition , ACT-IAC , State , GSA , FCC , FITARA , Tom Coburn , Tom Carper , Inside the Reporters Notebook , Jason Miller

Friday - 05/23/2014, 06:10pm EDT
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DoD finalizing tech specs for Joint Information Environment

DoD's Joint Technical Synchronization Office is still working through thousands of comments from hundreds of engineers across the military, but the department is hoping to have a solid technical framework for the Joint Information Environment in place by the end of this year.

Tags: DoD , cybersecurity , Joint Information Environment , Joint Staff , Defense Information Systems Agency , Mark Bowman , Brian Dravis , David Stickley , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 04:40am EDT
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The cloud, Cloudera, and the federal government

Mike Olson, board chairman and chief strategy officer of Cloudera, will talk about some of the tools your agency can use to manage its stored data.
May 27, 2014

Tags: cloud computing , Mike Olson , Cloudera , hadoop , Linux , Red Hat , data storage , data management , Yahoo , Facebook , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk , open source

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 09:26pm EDT
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Aneesh Chopra, Executive Vice President, Hunch Analytics

The Department of Defense says it will make a decision soon on an electronic health record system. The Department of Veterans Affairs wants that system to be its VISTA system, but the VA is suffering through its own IT and health care provision problems. Aneesh Chopra. co-founder and executive vice president, Hunch Analytics and author of "Innovative State: How New Technologies can Transform Government," was the first Federal Chief Technology Officer. He joined Francis Rose in studio for the Executive Suite.

Tags: Aneesh Chopra , Executive Suite , VA , In Depth , Hunch Analytics

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 06:12pm EDT
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Landing that federal job -- a recruiter's perspective

Talent acquisition manager Mike Bruni will discuss how to get a job in what is a competitive and challenging federal market.
May 23, 2014

Tags: worforce , hiring , job training , recruiting , Mike Bruni , Derrick Dortch , contracting , Fed Access

Friday - 05/23/2014, 08:50pm EDT
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