Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program Manager Kevin Cox today discussed the possibility of a higher funding baseline for the CDM program in Fiscal Year 2022 that would allow the program through its DEFEND contract to tackle more security work for Federal agencies at a faster pace. […]

Census 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the Census Bureau to make a series of late-stage adjustments to the census design and these changes have opened risks to the “quality of data that the Bureau provides for apportioning congressional representation among the states.”






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The Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is making progress but has run into issues with the data that commercial capabilities report to its dashboards, making it difficult for the program to quickly pull insights from that data, said Judy Baltensperger, project manager for CDM program dashboard operations, today at MeriTalk’s CDM Central event.






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DoD Pentagon Military

A Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) official explained Nov.2 that some of the organization’s priorities in defending cloud-based services used by the Defense Department, and a range of the technologies involved in that effort.






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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is launching an inspector general (IG) investigation into Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) warrantless tracking of phones after an inquiry from Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii.






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The FedRAMP Program Management Office (PMO) recapped its efforts to gather feedback from Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAOs) in a new blog post.






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A senior Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) official said today that the coronavirus pandemic may turn out to have one silver lining – it has helped the agency and the Defense Department (DoD) to be more innovative and flexible with their use of technology to accommodate dislocations including telework requirements.






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DoD Pentagon Military

The Department of Defense (DoD) issued a November 20 memo to component agencies that will allow civilian employees with kids to continue working remotely until at least June 30, 2021, extending the COVID-related telework flexibilities issued by DoD in March.






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Christopher Krebs under secretary undersecretary DHS Department of Homeland Security National Protection and Programs Directorate NPPD leader CISA cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency

Christopher Krebs, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director fired
by President Trump earlier this month for disputing broad White House assertions of fraud in the 2020 general election, said on a Nov. 29 broadcast of “60 Minutes” that multiple recounts of votes in Georgia offer a measure of proof that the election’s outcome was not impacted by widespread fraud.






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Marine Corp. Lt. Gen. Michael Groen, the recently installed director of the Defense Department’s (DoD) Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC), explained his vision for JAIC 2.0 in an address to reporters on Nov. 24, and what people should know about DoD’s AI aims going forward.






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The U.S. Army is partnering up with Howard University as they continue to assist the Department of Defense (DoD) guide its research in developing its $7.5 million center of excellence meant to deliver AI technologies.






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5G Broadband rural broadband FCC-min

Before the COVID-19 pandemic forced hundreds of thousands of Federal employees to remote work environments, zero trust was mainly a concept in the minds of cybersecurity experts that had not been fully actualized. But as telework has become the new normal, enabling zero trust capabilities is a key goal for various agencies.






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