Department of the Interior

OPM CISO James Saunders, right, and Interior CISO Stan Lowe, left, take part in a panel discussion on zero trust at the Amazon Web Services Innovate Day on May 15, 2024. (Scoop News Group photo)

Agency CISOs aren’t sweating a looming zero trust deadline

Security chiefs at OPM, Interior and USCIS reflect on budgetary and cultural challenges ahead of a Sept. 30 due date to implement zero trust architecture.
Interior Department
The Interior Department building in Washington. (Tajha Chappellet-Lanier / FedScoop)

Interior awards $1B cloud contract to Peraton

"The Cloud Hosting Solutions (CHS) III acquisition puts DOI bureaus in control of how, when, and where they wish to receive service," Interior said last year.
Early morning in the United States capital of Washington, D.C., with the sun rising behind the Washington Monument, creating a silhouette with the U.S. Capitol Building and Library of Congress. (Getty Images)

CIOs say they need more funding to implement cyber EO

The Department of Energy is but one agency in need of a bigger budget or Technology Modernization Fund money to implement zero-trust security.