Protecting data on government networks is a critical component of our national cyber security strategy. Indeed, the Administration’s drive to strengthen federal cybersecurity calls for a re-examination of government’s legacy approach that requires every agency to build and defend its own networks. Agencies’ concerns range from the use of encryption to the data explosion from the internet of things.
The intelligence community is building its cloud system around the concept of integration in order to facilitate better data sharing and standardized security.
John Sherman is moving from his role as the CIA’s deputy director of its open-source enterprise to be the new intelligence community CIO.
Margaret Weichert will be the nominee to be OMB deputy director for management and Jeff Pon will be the new nominee to lead OPM.
Jennifer Kron, the acting chief information officer of the Intelligence Community up until Sept. 13, said the ICITE program is having a bigger impact on the IC than most realize.