Vivek Kundra: Cybersecurity dashboard on its way

First came the IT dashboard. Now a cybersecurity dashboard is on its way. “Just as the IT dashboard took us from a static, paper based environment to a dynamic digital environment, the new cybersecurity dashboard will provide the government with a real-time view of threats facing us and our vulnerabilities,” …

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Dynamic Duo at Deloitte

We had the opportunity to sit down with Gene Procknow and Robin Lineberger on October 20, 2009. Procknow is the Managing Director of Deloitte’s U.S Federal Government Services, and Lineberger is the CEO of Deloitte’s U.S Federal Government Services. Together, they make up the “Dynamic Duo at Deloitte” due to their …

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A Conversation with Robin Lineberger

We sat down with Robin Lineberger, the CEO of Deloitte’s U.S Federal Government Services, on October 20, 2009. He spoke to us about his new role at Deloitte, the challenges and benefits of the transition, as well as some of the charities he is involved in. Click on the video …

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A Conversation with Gene Procknow

We had the opportunity to meet with Gene Procknow, the Managing Director of Deloitte’s U.S Federal Government Services, on October 20, 2009. He conversed with us about the integration with BearingPoint, including the company morale, as well as his recent collaboration and partnership with Robin Lineberger, the CEO of Deloitte’s …

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Sweden's SIGINT Agency Hit by DDoS

Försvarets Radioanstalt (FRA), the SIGINT Agency in Sweden, was subjected to a distributed denial of service attack that lasted from Monday to Thursday, according to agency officials. In a statement released by the agency, FRA officials said the attack did not hamper their ability to conduct their operations. The website, …

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NIST Role in Cyber Security Could Expand

A bill cleared a House subcommittee yesterday that could alter the role that the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) will play in cyber security. The Technology and Innovation Subcommittee of the House Science and Technology Committee approved the bill that would make NIST responsible for coordinating the US …

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The Top Five Issues Facing Government Contractors

When CEOs around the beltway can’t sleep at night, chances are these issues are keeping them up: in-sourcing, organizational conflicts of interest (OCI), the stimulus package, healthcare, and cybersecurity.  Here’s our take on these hot-button issues: In-Sourcing In-sourcing has worried CEOs around the beltway since President Obama took office in …

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Tiffanny Gates, President of ManTech Cyber Solutions International, On the Importance of Cyber Forensics

When most people in government contracting think cyber security, they’re really thinking about cyber defense, meaning threat identification and response.  What most people miss is cyber forensics, “the art and science of extracting data from digital media.”  While strong cyber defense is essential, no defense is perfect, and strong forensic …

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CSC Helps Train NextGen Cyber Pros

CSC has announced a research grant to move educational efforts for future cyber professionals forward. The grant was provided to the CyberWatch Center, which is funded by the National Science Foundation. The CyberWatch Center is tasked with advancing cyber security education by helping to develop curriculum and Collegiate Cyber Defense …

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INSA Calls on Industry to Lead in Partnerships

A recent paper released by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance has called for industry to take the lead in partnerships for cybersecurity. The report points to the central role that the private sector must play in cybersecurity, given the majority of the digital infrastructure is in the hands of …

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