Dear Fellow Members, Happy Cybersecurity Awareness month! With the threats growing exponentially year to year, it makes the awareness and education even more important. The weakest link in cyber defense is the human and as much as we can do to increase our knowledge, the more resilient we become and in turn the more … [Read more...] about President’s Message – October 2019
The U.S. General Services Administration is hosting a customer experience (CX) hackathon on June 19th from 10am to 5pm. This event is open to the public and for all level of professionals. Come to connect with academia, public, and private sector participants and improve the CX of internal applications. What to bring: - … [Read more...] about General Services Administration (GSA) Customer Experience Hackathon!
On April 8th and 9th, Our Board of Directors attended meetings on Capitol Hill to support ISACA initiatives. We met with the support staff and/or representatives on the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee , Homeland Security and Government Affairs, and Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection to … [Read more...] about GWDC on The Hill
Dear Fellow Members, Spring is right around the corner and hopefully most of the winter weather is behind us. March 1 marks the start of Women’s History Month. ISACA and ISACA GWDC continues support of Women in Technology initiatives through the SheLeadsTech program. SheLeadsTech seeks to increase the representation of … [Read more...] about President’s Message – March 2019
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a new ground breaking publication: Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP): Managing Threats and Protecting Patients. This milestone was the culmination of a collaborative effort between healthcare and cybersecurity leaders to create voluntarily … [Read more...] about HHS Releases NEW Cybersecurity Guidelines for Healthcare Providers and Systems
NIST announced today that they released the final version of Special Publication 800-37 Rev 2: Risk Management Framework for Information Systems and Organizations: A System Life Cycle Approach for Security and Privacy. This update supersedes NIST SP 800-37 Revision 1 (2014) and is the first framework in the world to … [Read more...] about NIST Releases Special Publication 800-37 Rev 2
(excerpted from ISACA.org) By now you are surely aware of the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that goes into effect on 25 May 2018. If your company does business with just one EU citizen or in one EU location, your enterprise is subject to this new regulation—no matter where it is headquartered … [Read more...] about GDPR Data Protection Impact Assessments
Washington, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is committed to hiring veterans across the country in various fields. DHS employs more than 50,000 veterans. As part of this commitment, DHS is now seeking hundreds of qualified veterans to fill mission-critical positions in law enforcement, business … [Read more...] about Spread the Word – DHS is Hiring Veterans!
2017 is a significant year for Department of Defense (DoD) contractors, as Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) compliance is required “as soon as practical, but no later than December 31, 2017 (252.204-7012.ii.A).” DFARS clause 252.204-7008 addresses requirements for safeguarding covered defense … [Read more...] about Roadmap to DFARS Compliance by December 2017 Deadline