J. Kevin Reid, vice president of national security and CIO for KeyLogic Systems, makes the case why the NIST cybersecurity framework gives everyone a basis to start in the same place when talking about protecting systems and networks.
Tom Walker, founder of Walker Capital Preservation Group, Inc., outlines basic questions every federal employee should ask themselves as they develop their plan for retirement.
Hal Glassman, a career federal employee who worked in public affairs, pushes back against Federal Drive’s Tom Temin’s column about public affairs officers.
Mike McGill, a long-time former press officer for the General Services Administration, responds to Federal Drive’s Tom Temin’s column highlighting the need for federal press officers to have personal and frequent communications with members of the media.
Orion Hindawi, CEO and co-founder of Tanium, offers three guiding principles to reform the IT acquisition process.
Adam Wick, research lead for mobile security and systems software at Galois, offers a three-pronged approach to defending federal networks and data.
Dr. Matthew D. Harris, an associate adjunct professor at the University of Maryland, argues reducing the number of smaller OIGs will enhance the overall independence and effectiveness of the IG community.
April Chen, a senior product manager for Iron Mountain, said agencies should start by assessing their current classification schemes and taxonomies to understand if they need to be updated or even rebuilt entirely.
Chris Cairns and Robert L. Read make the case for agencies to once again try to use share-in-savings contracts to modernize technology systems.
Tony Reardon, the national president of the National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), explains why the term ‘bureaucrat’ needs to be replaced.
George Fallon, a 30-year veteran of IT auditing, explains why agencies need to re-evaluate the protection of e-mail, document and business systems.
Darcie Piechowski, a social media and innovation fellow with the IBM Center for the Business of Government, explains current and potential ways this emerging technology will improve government services.
Shawn Campbell, the vice president of product management for SafeNet Assured Technologies, makes the case for agencies to use encryption to better secure data as they are getting their networks in better shape.
Gerry Gebel, vice president of business development at Axiomatics, explains why the use of attributes and policies help agencies protect sensitive data and systems in a more forward-thinking way.
Dr. David Paschane, an organizational architect with Aplin Partners, offers advice for how Senior Executive Service members can prepare for new political appointees.