CIO, CTO & CISO
CIO: 2018 State of the CIO – IT vs. the Business No More. CIO.com has published its “State of the CIO” results, which offer a peek into the day-to-day priorities of IT leaders and the evolving CIO role. CIO.com also surveys line of business leaders alongside IT leaders to gain insight into how the CIO role is perceived across the organization. Read more
CTO: New York City CTO Miguel Gamiño Departs for Private Sector. Miguel Gamiño, New York City’s chief technology officer, is leaving for the private sector after a year and a half in the role. He’s not yet prepared to say what he’s going to be doing, but he said it’s going to be very much along the lines of what he’s been doing in the public sector. Read more
CISO: HHS CISO Chris Wlaschin to be Replaced by Deputy CIO from CMS. Chris Wlaschin, who has served as chief information security officer (CISO) at HHS since January 2017, will leave the post at the end of March amid allegations cybersecurity vendors had given gifts and privileges to lower-level government IT leaders involved with the Healthcare Cybersecurity Communications and Integration Center (HCCIC). Taking over the CISO role will be Janet Vogel, deputy chief information officer at CMS. Vogel previously led the Financial Management System Group within CMS and worked in tech departments of both the Department of Transportation and the U.S. Agency for International Development. Read more.
FEDERAL CIO: Women in Government Tech Have ‘One Bad-Ass Mission,’ New Federal CIO Says. Suzette Kent highlighted the power of women in government in her first address as federal CIO. Read more.
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems March 2018 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-march-2018.
IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.
BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.