CIO, CTO & CISO
CIO: The Federal Government Wants Developers’ Help with Quality Control. Ruby on Rails experts, the federal government wants to hear from you. A government technology team is looking for information about code reviewers: Outside groups that can scan source code and web applications for potential improvements or, sometimes, bugs. The Technology Transformation Services, part of the General Services Administration and home to digital consultancy 18F, posted the request for this week. Read more
REDUX: Former Fed Govt CIO Returns to Public Sector as ACT CTO. A former federal government CIO who left the public sector for a stint as a government IT analyst has returned to Canberra to become the ACT government’s chief technology officer. Al Blake departed the public service in January 2015 after almost ten years in IT leadership positions at the federal Environment department. Read the rest
CISO: Disruptive Technology Trends and How to Prepare. How to choose the right test runner, test framework, assertion libraries, and add-on tools for your React project. Find out more
STATE: Oregon Advances CIO’s Office Toward Cybersecurity Unification with New Law, Advisory Council. Isolated offices around the state have left Oregon IT vulnerable, but the passage of a new law creates a policy framework for change. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems July 2017 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-june-2017.
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.