The Need for A Strategic Pivot in DoD R&D

This CTOvision Pro produced analysis focuses on the technological needs for DoD in order to ensure a modern infrastructure while enhancing DoD ability to defend itself. It specifically calls for a shift in R&D spending in DoD. The Need For A Strategic Pivot in DoD R&D: A concept piece for enhancing DoD cyber security posture […]

Innovate, Deliver, Protect and Analyze, the Path to Ideal IT

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Steven VanRoekel gave an excellent keynote on Wednesday at the FOSE conference. Mr VanRoekel is a former Microsoft executive who has been in the Federal Government since 2009. He outlined the steps that he is pushing as the Federal CIO to improve IT throughout the government. He highlighted the pervasiveness of mobile technology, and how […]

Agency cybersecurity deficiencies remain as attacks reach all-time high, Obama's Cyberwarfare Strategy Will Backfire and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Napolitano: Cybersecurity executive order only part of the solution – “President Obama’s Feb. 12 executive order falls short of a complete cybersecurity plan and should be seen as a first step in addressing cybersecurity issues, said Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano March 7.” It […]

Obama tags EPA, OMB and DoE heads, DHS 3.0 has cybersecurity as a top priority and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Obama makes three major personnel announcements – President Obama has announced the heads of three organizations, the OMB, the Department of Energy and the EPA. All of them have extensive experience in the government, specifically in organizations. Via FedScoop, more here. Napolitano calls for […]

February Cyber Conflict Link Roundup

February was an incredible month of developments. Obviously the two big stories are the Mandiant report on the group tagged APT 1, and the White House’s reactions to the cyber espionage issue by using international trade efforts. Even the NYT, WaPo and WSJ hacks all pale in comparison to these developments. A busy month for […]

Obama's choices for DoD and CIA, DISA Executives on AFCEA Panel and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Obama taps Hagel to lead DOD, Brennan to CIA - President Obama has recently tagged two people to fill key national security slots. Former Senator Chuck Hagel (a veteran of Vietnam with two purple hearts) has been chosen to be the next secretary of defense. […]