CIO, CTO & CISO
CIO: Interview with Alin D’Silva, Vice President of IT and CTO of Digital Workplace at Verizon. While it may seem more straightforward for technology-oriented companies to continue accelerating their digital transformations, they face the same challenges as any other. Alin D’Silva, Vice President of IT and CTO of Digital Workplace at Verizon, shares his thoughts on some of those challenges and what motivates him to drive forward. Read more
CTO: Tom Eck, CTO Industry Platforms IBM Sweet Talks Fintech. Despite the burgeoning fintech startup market, the broader financial services market struggles to engage. Financial institutions want to move with the agility of a fintech, but without ‘breaking the bank’, says Tom Eck, global chief technology officer of industry platforms at IBM.According to Eck, IBM financial services clients are keen to experiment and get products to market fast, but they don’t have the freedom to make certain types of mistakes. Read the rest
CISO: An 18F for Cyber? DHS CISO Wants One. Department of Homeland Security CISO Jeff Eisensmith wants the federal government to establish a team of cybersecurity experts akin to the General Services Administration’s 18F digital service team. Find out more
INTERVIEW: Nordic CIO interview: Filippa Jennersjö, Sweden’s Public Employment Agency. The CIO at Sweden’s Public Employment Agency has been bringing the organisation in line with other departments’ digital developments. Read more
NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems October 2017 https://www.slideshare.net/BMDS3416/tech-update-summary-from-blue-mountain-data-systems-october-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.