August 22, 2014

Risk Management and the Federal Government Shutdown

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by: Ben J. Carnevale, Managing Editor Wherever applicable, many organizations might well need to have solid business continuity plans and strong risk management teams in place to deal with the federal government shutdown. One of most important things an organization may need to with the federal government shutdown is to consider the risks posed to that organization under such shutdown conditions. Risk Register One example might be that of a multi-national manufacturer working closely with the Department of Energy, Department of Defense and/or the intelligence community --- one of … [Read more...]

DoD Launches New Web Tool to Highlight Unified Cyberspace Strategy

DoD Cyber Space Defense Strategy

To help supply chain vendors as well as users, in general, to explore the five pillars of  The Department of Defense’s (DoD) cyber strategy ---i.e. (a) treating cyberspace as an operational domain; (b) employing new defense operating concepts; (c) partnering with the public and private sector (PS-Prep Program); (d) building international partnerships; and (e) leveraging talent and innovation --- a new website was recently launched at the following web address  www.defense.gov/cyber . If your organization is a contracted resource within the supply chain of related vendors to the DoD, then … [Read more...]