Tag Archives: Chief Information Officer

ViON to Provide Storage, Back-Up Systems to University of Wisconsin; Tom Frana Comments

The University of Wisconsin has selected ViON to help the UW system’s chief information officers implement storage and back-up platforms to support their information technology projects. ViON said Thursday it will supply the company’s switches, tapes and tape libraries to UW’s 26 campuses worldwide along with storage systems from Oracle, Fujitsu and …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: Govt Security Officers Should Prepare ‘Concise’ Cyber Reports for Senior Leaders

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys‘ federal business, has said government security professionals should be ready to concisely communicate their teams’ cybersecurity activities and strategies to senior-most government leaders. Puvvada wrote in an opinion piece published Thursday on FCW that federal security officers should present cybersecurity information to agency and department heads in short, …

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Army Org Seeks CIO Functions Support

The U.S. Army has begun its search for a potential contractor to provide chief information officer services support to the military branch’s G-3/5/7 organization. A FedBizOpps notice published Friday says the Army G-3/5/7 needs contractor support to manage information technology governance process, enterprise architecture and IT portfolio that includes the warfighting mission area. Interested …

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Brian Neely Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top CTO Executives Award

BRIAN NEELY CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AMERICAN SYSTEMS As CIO and CTO for AMERICAN SYSTEMS, Brian Neely leads the overall vision, planning, and management of all technology and information management-related resources throughout the enterprise. Mr. Neely began his career at AMERICAN SYSTEMS in 1996, and has been …

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KPMG-(ISC)2 Team to Conduct Federal Cybersecurity Survey; Dan Waddell Comments

KPMG and nonprofit organization (ISC)2 have teamed up to poll government information security leaders on cybersecurity issues within the federal government. The survey will ask federal executives with data security responsibilities, chief information officers and chief information security officers on how they plan to implement the Cybersecurity National Action Plan, (ISC)2 said …

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Mark Testoni: In-Memory Computing Tools Can Help CIOs Detect, Respond to Cyber Attacks in Real Time

Mark Testoni, president and CEO of SAP National Security Services, has said the adoption of in-memory computing platforms can help chief information officers detect and respond to cyber threats as they happen. Testoni, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2016,  wrote in an article published Monday on The Guardian that corporate CIOs should understand that data …

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SAIC’s Bob Fecteau: Corporate CIOs Need Standardized Practices

Bob Fecteau, chief information officer at Science Applications International Corp., has said companies should standardize practices in order to allow CIOs to perform enterprise resource management initiatives. Fecteau wrote in an article published Dec. 15 on The Enterprisers Project website that a CIO’s basic responsibility is to oversee the deployment of information technology platforms …

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Deltek’s Angie Petty: House Panel’s Suggestion to Reorganize CISO-CIO Reporting Structure Reflects Private Sector Trend

A House Energy and Commerce Committee report’s suggestion to require an agency’s chief information security officer to directly report to the Office of the General or Chief Counsel rather than the chief information officer reflects a trend that is common in the private sector, Angie Petty writes in a blog post …

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AT&T’s Chris Smith: Cyber Info Sharing, IT Reform Bills See Progress

Chris Smith, vice president of technology at AT&T‘s government solutions unit and a former chief information officer from the Agriculture Department, has described his outlook on current developments in cyber-related legislation in a Federal News Radio interview. In that conversation posted Monday on Federal News Radio that he sees progress in movement toward legislation of cyber information …

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Deloitte: Federal CIOs Poised for Lead Roles in Integration, IT Talent Mgmt at Agencies

Deloitte reports that the role of the chief information officer at federal agencies may extend to business-IT integration and talent management as the government undertakes technology initiatives, FedScoop reported Monday. Billy Mitchell writes that these future agencywide initiatives will call on federal CIOs to manage potential organizational, operational and other changes over the next 18 …

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ThreatTrack Security: C-Level Execs Indicate Limited View of CISO Duties, Skills

A new white paper by ThreatTrack Security reports that the role of chief information security officers at U.S. enterprises is underappreciated and misunderstood, particularly in the coverage of their duties and leadership capabilities. ThreatTrack Security said that C-level executives in the legal, retail, healthcare and professional services sectors believe CISOs are responsible for preventing …

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