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Many Federal agencies struggle with whittling down their cybersecurity priorities. Meeting with individual organizations within an agency to gauge their priorities is a solution that can be transferred from the private sector to the Federal world, according to Rocky DeStefano, cybersecurity subject matter expert at Cloudera. […]

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FITARA addresses the following four areas: Incremental development, risk assessment transparency, IT portfolio review savings, and data center consolidation. How do these areas support cybersecurity actions?






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Like Federal entities and tech companies nationwide, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is working on solutions for good cybersecurity practices. Matt Conner, deputy information security officer and director of the Cybersecurity Office at NGA, said that the agency is in the laborious process of moving to the cloud. Conner will be speaking on cyber risks at the Symantec Government Symposium on Aug. 30.






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The Department of Veterans Affairs announced that the Department of Homeland Security and Hiring our Heroes have teamed up to offer free online, on-demand cybersecurity training to government employees and veterans via DHS’ Federal Virtual Training Environment.






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