Using the NIST CSF to prepare for Canada Digital Privacy Act

Symantec

The Digital Privacy Act (DPA) from Canada is here…are you ready? The Government of Canada passed the Digital Privacy Act (DPA), which amends and updates the existing federal privacy legislation. As a business in Canada what does this mean to you and are you ready?
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Subject matter expert, Ian Doyle, Security Strategist, IBM Security, U.S. Federal discusses the current federal cyber security landscape and how the IBM Security Framework through a multi-faceted approach helps government agencies prevent, detect and respond to the cyber security threat.


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Protecting Privacy in State Government

California Department of Human Resources

Joanne McNabb became Director of Privacy Education & Policy in the newly created Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit in the California Department of Justice in 2012. The Unit protects Californians’ constitutionally guaranteed right to privacy through civil enforcement of state and federal privacy laws, educates consumers and businesses, and makes recommendations to the Attorney General on privacy matters.
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RESULTS OF 2016 PSC/GRANT THORNTON ACQUISITION POLICY SURVEY

Federal Publications Seminars

On June 9, the Professional Services Council (PSC) released its 2016 Acquisition Policy Survey. This biennial survey, conducted jointly by PSC and member firm Grant Thornton Public Sector since 2002, is the only report of its kind, capturing opinions and insights on the current and future state of federal acquisition from interviews with 80 senior federal acquisition executives. This webinar roundtable will discuss key findings in six core areas: Workforce – While there were positive trends in workforce capability, workforce development and hiring persist as key issues as seasoned personnel retire. Gaps in workforce capacity and confidence are also lingering issues.Budget – Despite ongoing budget uncertainty and related challenges, the acquisition community is strongly committed to “getting the job done.” However, they are experiencing strain from diminishing resources and increased demand. Communication & Collaboration – Federal acquisition leadership has emphasized the importance of communication and collaboration between government and industry; however, this has not been routinely practiced at the operational level – it is viewed as inherently risky.
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Cost Allowability in Government Contracting

Centre Law Group

When pricing US Government contracts based on cost, a contractor must identify and segregate unallowable costs, regardless of the contract type. When billing flexibly-priced contracts, unallowable costs must be excluded from all claimed cost – both direct and indirect costs. FAR Part 31, Contract cost principles and procedures proscribe the requirements for cost allowability. In this course, you will gain an understanding of FAR Part 31 applicability, record keeping requirements; and, key points associated with the each of the contract cost principles.
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Upper Colorado River Basin Drought Early Warning System Webinar - Aug 23

NOAA: National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Wyoming State Climate Office, NOAA/NIDIS, National Weather Service, HPRCC, NDMC, USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub and U of Wyo Extension, Western Water Assessment.
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Subject matter expert, Ian Doyle, Security Strategist, IBM Security, U.S. Federal discusses the current federal cyber security landscape and how the IBM Security Framework through a multi-faceted approach helps government agencies prevent, detect and respond to the cyber security threat.

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