Are the soldiers who moonlight as Do It Yourself (DIY) application developers also skilled security practitioners? Security must be baked into an application from the very beginning, rather than bolted on at the end--especially when mission critical information is at stake.
I’ve noticed another wave of government insourcing stories in the news recently. As the CEO of a defense contractor with a high-caliber employee population, I am concerned, but not for the reasons you may think.
We just concluded our 2011 Security Solutions conference last week in Tampa. It was a great week with wonderful speakers, new technology demonstrations and conversations among government cybersecurity professionals.
To move organizational development into 21st century, the most significant shift that must occur is to rid hierarchy from the exchange of ideas. Leaders must cease to think in terms of how many people report to them, with the flow of ideas streaming from the top-down.
The Application Software Assurance Center of Excellence (ASACoE), including the team's employees from Telos Corporation, has been selected to represent Air Force Materiel Command in the 2010 Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Awards competition.