Cyber Policy

  • Rising Star 2013

    Brent Bensten

    This Carpathia CIO developed a hybrid cloud offering for federal agencies that is FedRAMP-compliant. 11/30/2014

  • Shawn Wells

    This Rising Star wrote a guide for the Security Content Automation Protocol that opened the door for federal agencies to adopt cloud-based solutions securely. 11/30/2014

  • Rising Star 2013

    Matthew Berninger

    This Rising Star has committed himself to getting control of cyber threats and becoming the kind of cybersecurity expert the federal IT community needs. 11/30/2014

  • Damon Bragg

    This Rising Star has transformed customer service operations for the Homeland Security Information Network. 11/30/2014

  • Cristen Cole

    This GSA Rising Star single-handedly provided program management for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation portfolio in its first year. 11/30/2014

  • Michael Gross

    This IT auditor at USPS helps monitor one of the largest computing infrastructures in the federal government. 11/30/2014

  • Kelli Bell

    This Rising Star leads the team that is in charge of conducting risk assessments for the Navy's IT systems. 11/30/2014

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    Agencies might need to rethink telework security

    A rash of breaches that some fear could be tied to VPN connections is raising concerns about the security of federal telework programs. 11/21/2014

  • For Army cyber, it's on-the-job training

    Army Cyber Command Sgt. Maj. Rodney Harris says the Army is learning as it goes along in the uncharted terrain of cybersecurity. 11/21/2014

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    Why the grid needs CDM

    A Chertoff Group study assesses the state of readiness for U.S. critical infrastructure. 11/21/2014

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    DSS plans a move out of legacy systems

    The Defense Security Service needs an enterprise system to coordinate clearance monitoring, detect possible insider threats and other tasks. 11/21/2014

  • Brian Krebs, Spam Nation.

    Notes from a cyber underground

    A new book by noted cybersecurity journalist Brian Krebs digs into the lucrative and seedy spam business. 11/20/2014

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