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DHS launching a CDO office and CMMC-like risk management program
The CDO is organizing work around eight priority data domains, and the department is looking to pilot a CMMC approach with its vendors.
Lack of talent — not organization — plagues CISA, says Jeh Johnson
Recent substantial cyberattacks have lawmakers questioning CISA's place within DHS, but the cyber workforce is the bigger issue, said one former DHS secretary.
Report: CISA hasn’t reached full operating capacity yet
Until the agency finishes 57 planned organizational changes, it will remain "difficult" for the agency to confront national cyber incidents like the SolarWinds hack, according to GAO.
GSA put data at risk mishandling 15,000 contract employee access cards
The agency couldn't account for about 15,000 cards, according to auditors.
DHS is rebalancing cyber support contracts
The Department of Homeland Security wants to ensure its workforce has the skills needed to respond to evolving threats.
Think long-term about TIC 3.0 advancements during spike in telework, experts say
The coronavirus is hastening adoption of Trusted Internet Connections, according to industry and agency officials, but pilots still need to prove out.
SBA addressing information security issues amid coronavirus response efforts
The agency's security operations team has taken down eight fake websites and two fake Twitter accounts in recent weeks with the help of the Department of Homeland Security.
DHS still finding a balance between enterprise architecture and CDO functions
As more agencies within the federated department appoint chief data officers, enterprise architecture shops are having to adjust to dual-hatting.
GSA’s coronavirus bot shows how RPA can supplement pandemic response
The agency needed to process a lot of data about infection counts in areas where it runs federal buildings. Robotic process automation (RPA) cut down a lot of repetitive, manual work that humans were doing.