Tag Archives: risk assessment

KBR Wins $300M Recompete to Support EROS Center; Stuart Bradie Quoted

Stuart Bradie President

KBR has been awarded a $300 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee recompete contract for scientific, engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. "With our systems engineering, science and IT expertise, KBR stands ready to support EROS in meeting its future challenges," said Stuart Bradie, KBR president and CEO

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Unisys Launches Analytics-Based Managed Service for Cyber Risk Assessment; Jonathan Goldberger Comments

Unisys has unveiled at the Black Hat USA 2018 conference a subscription-based managed service that works to leverage analytics to help security professionals assess an organization’s cybersecurity posture and evaluate cyber threats in financial terms. TrustCheck is built to perform cyber risk assessments through Secure Systems Innovation Corp.’s patented X-Analytics …

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Securityminders’ George Moraetes: Risk Assessment Could Help Evaluate Cloud Providers for FedRAMP Compliance

George Moraetes, vice president, chief security officer and architect at Securityminders, has said federal agencies should take several measures to evaluate cloud service providers for compliance with the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program and one of those is through cloud risk assessment. Moraetes wrote in a guest piece published Thursday on …

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Cisco’s Diane Gongaware: Agencies Should Implement ‘Proactive’ Cybersecurity Approach

Diane Gongaware, vice president of U.S. public sector services at Cisco, has said agencies should adopt a “proactive” approach to cybersecurity in order to facilitate threat detection and response as well as mitigate the impacts of cyber attacks. Gongaware wrote in a FedTech article published Tuesday that agencies should conduct risk assessments to …

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PoinstStream to Resell Cybernance Risk Assessment Platform via GSA Schedule 70 Contract Vehicle

Cybernance has partnered with PointStream to offer a cyber risk assessment platform to government agencies through the latter’s position on the General Services Administration‘s Information Technology Schedule 70 contract vehicle. Cybernance Platform is a software-as-a-service offering that works to identify cyber risks facing organizations, the company said Thursday. The SaaS platform is designed to …

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Air Force Taps Engility Subsidiary to Assist Space & Missile Systems Center’s Engineering Directorate

An Engility subsidiary has won a potential $41 million task order from the U.S. Air Force to provide advisory and assistance services to the Space and Missile Systems Center’s engineering directorate. TASC will assemble an independent readiness review team to help the directorate examine related space organizations that offer technical analysis and risk assessment services for ground, …

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Unisys’ PV Puvvada: ‘Proactive’ Risk Assessment of Federal IT Projects to Advance Under New Administration

PV Puvvada, president of Unisys’ federal systems business, has said he predicts federal employees and contractors to “proactively” evaluate risks in information technology projects under President Donald Trump’s administration through implementation of DevOps and agile development processes. Puvvada wrote in an FCW article published Friday that such a move is …

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FireEye, Thomson Reuters, Pillsbury Form Cyber Risk Mgmt Alliance

Thomson Reuters, FireEye and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman have forged an alliance with the goal to help corporations comply with new regulations and address risks associated with cybersecurity. FireEye said Monday the alliance will offer resources from a multi-pronged approach to cybersecurity risk and assessment and due diligence that merges legal counsel, technical assessments and …

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Netizen Corp. to Provide Cyber, Risk Assessment Services for Army Tech Systems

Netizen Corp. has landed a five-year, $9.9 million contract to provide cybersecurity, compliance and risk assessment services for the U.S. Army‘s technology systems on classified and unclassified networks. Allentown, Pennsylvania-based Netizen said Monday it will support the Army’s efforts under the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Risk Management Framework Security Control Assessor-Validator. NIST …

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Janus Global Operations Supports JDR Energy Personnel in Libya; Jason Woods Comments

Janus Global Operations has provided JDR Energy employees in Libya and in other unstable areas worldwide with security support services to help the latter’s personnel operate and work in areas that face factional and political instability. JGO said Thursday its support group in Libya includes a management team based in Tripoli and functioning operations center that …

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