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FCW Insider: April 23

Cyber crime cost businesses a collective $2.7 billion in 2018, according to the FBI's latest annual Internet Crime Report. Derek Johnson digs into the numbers.  

The Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity Program gained an important participant this week as Symantec announced it would join the voluntary information-sharing program. Derek has the details.

Department of Justice officials planned for a traffic spike when the Mueller report was released, and it's a good thing they did. Troy Schneider reports that Justice.gov drew 587 million visits on April 18 -- a 73-fold increase over average daily traffic. 

The Federal Court System is looking to set up a commercial cloud-based learning management system to support tens of thousands of court employees across the county.  Mark Rockwell explains what's in the solicitation. 

Quick Hits

*** Army Lt. Gen. Karen H. Gibson has stepped in as deputy director of national intelligence for national security partnerships at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. She replaces Kelly Gaffney, who has served as acting DDNI for NSP since last summer.  The NSP, according to ODNI, integrates data and capabilities between the intelligence community and the Defense Department, as well as the information sharing environment with domestic federal, state and local agencies, among other duties.

*** The Army's Enterprise IT as a Service initiative is still in the early stages, but the scope and priorities are starting to take shape. Nick Wakeman offers his take on WashingtonTechnology.com. 

*** Why has the Navy signed up for FirstNet?  On GCN.com, Stephanie Kanowitz explains how the military is leveraging the network best knows for supporting first responders. 

*** Don't forget about Washington Technology's new Power Training professional development courses. The first session of Mastering Stakeholder Engagement is May 3; June and July sessions are also available. click here to learn more.

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 at 12:37 AM


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