Zero Trust in Government Accelerates 0-60

Zero Trust is a logical evolution of security in a world where remote access to networks and applications is more common than being on-site with an organization's data center. From cloud applications to the explosion of remote work, the traditional "castle and moat approach" simply does not scale or protect networks that are constantly being accessed by outside users.

The Executive Order on Improving the Nation's Cybersecurity (Cyber EO) has a strong emphasis on moving government toward a Zero Trust approach for security. It laid out deadlines for agencies to submit plans for implementing Zero Trust architectures, holding organizations accountable for changing how they allow users to access their systems. Continue reading

Innovation: How Do We Get It In a Military Bureaucracy? Video from AFCEA/USNI 2013 West

Posted by AFCEA International

Recorded January 30, 2013
AFCEA/USNI West 2013 Conference Panel

"Innovation: How Do We Get It In a Military Bureaucracy?"
Moderated by The Honorable Jay M. Cohen, Principal, The Chertoff Group, former Under Secretary for Science and Technology, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and former Chief of Naval Research, Department of the Navy.

Panelists:

  • Mr. Matthew E. Gaston, Director, Software Engineering Institute Innovation Center
  • RADM Matthew L. Klunder, USN, Chief of Naval Research/Director, Innovation, Technology Requirements, and Test & Evaluation
  • RADM Terry B. Kraft, USN, Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command
  • MajGen Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr., USMC, USMC Representative to the Quadrennial Defense Review

"Innovation: How Do We Get it in a Military Bureaucracy?"

Senator ‘sickened’ by new GSA controversy

Originally posted by Charles S. Clark on Government Executive
Leaders of the key Senate panel overseeing the General Services Administration responded to news of another conference featuring questionable spending by releasing a redacted version of a letter from the acting GSA chief summarizing progress on his "top-to-bottom" review of the troubled agency's management procedures.

"At a time when Congress must make the toughest budget choices we have ever made, I am sickened to hear more stories about the reckless disregard GSA shows for taxpayer dollars," said Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, after House Republicans revealed details of a November 2010 Federal Acquisition Service conference held in Arlington, Va.

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FOSE 2012 Witnesses Continued Growth in Quantity, Quality of Attendees

Vienna, Va - May 1, 2012 - 1105 Media's Government Events Group, the leading producer of trade shows and conferences for the government information technology (IT) market, today announced that the FOSE 2012 Conference and Exposition witnessed a continued growth in attendance and received high recognition for the quality of educational programming. The event was held April 3-5, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

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