FCW Insider: Nov. 20
After a pause because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Defense Department's commercial health record installation program is back online. The Coast Guard is also transitioning to the new system.
DHS officials say four federal agencies are now using an upgraded Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation dashboard and they plan to continue implementing the platform elsewhere throughout the fiscal year.
Although the move to telework has presented challenges, agency officials told senators at a hearing emphasized the benefits in terms of hiring and productivity.
Katie Arrington, DOD's CISO for acquisition, said having enough assessors to do in-person audits of defense contractors is her biggest concern.
*** The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released its guide to mitigating insider threats for public and private sector entities.
*** Washington Technology reports that protests are piling up against the Department of Veterans Affairs' $22.3 billion T4NG technology services vehicle.
*** Nominations for the 2021 Fed 100 are now being accepted. The deadline for submissions is Dec. 31.
Posted by FCW Staff on Nov 20, 2020 at 2:08 AM