CIO, CTO & CISO
CIO: Is a Cabinet-Level CIO the Future of Government I.T.? The push to purge out-of-date, unsecure IT systems from the federal government has a least one White House adviser wondering whether services should be consolidated into a single agency. Read more
CTO: HHS Taps Former Louisiana Health Official for CTO Post. Bruce Greenstein, a private-sector executive with public-sector experience at the state and federal levels, is the new chief technology officer at the Department of Health and Human Services. Read more
CISO: CISOs Believe CEOs are Breaking Security Rules. A report from the security vendor Symantec has found three-quarters of CISOs believe their CEO has broken internal security protocols. Find out more
STATES: Virginia’s Cybersecurity Training Program for Veterans Begins Producing. The first graduates of a program designed to ameliorate the state’s cybersecurity talent shortage are now testing for credentials that could place them in the workforce. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems June 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.