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VA deputy secretary nominee seeks ‘boots on the ground’ approach to fix EHR rollout

VA Chief of Staff Tanya Bradsher, President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as deputy VA secretary, told the Senate VA Committee on Wednesday that the VA will only resume go-lives of the Oracle-Cerner EHR “when it is fully ready,” and shows improvement at the five VA sites already using it. 

A Deeper Look at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

For our May 24 show, I interviewed the Press Secretary for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Jeremy Edwards, and FEMA talent acquisition specialist Leemar Thorpe.

Trellix, Netskope announce new Amazon Security Lake support to enhance threat detection, remediation

Cybersecurity vendors Trellix and Netskope have announced new support for Amazon Security Lake from AWS, which became generally available on May 30. Trellix customers can now integrate their security data lake into the Trellix XDR security operations platform to enhance detection and response capabilities for their AWS environments. Meanwhile, Netskope customers can export logs from the Netskope Intelligent Security Service Edge (SSE) platform to Amazon Security Lake to improve visibility and threat remediation. AWS launched Amazon Security Lake in November last year at the AWS re:Invent 2022 conference. The service automatically centralizes security data from cloud and on-premises sources into a purpose-built data lake in a customer’s AWS account. It uses the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework (OCSF) standard to normalize security data from AWS and combine it with dozens of pre-integrated third-party security data sources. To read this article in full, please click here

Snowflake leans on supply chain solution to offset cooling growth

“Supply chain management is one of the few remaining realms in enterprise software that has struggled to platform itself,” CEO Frank Slootman said.

PipeScript: Transforming How We PowerShell

Get the scoop on a powerful PowerShell automation tool, which has the ability to transform the way we code.

Screen recording Android app found to be spying on users

A screen recorder app with over 50,000 downloads on Google Play Store was found to be discreetly recording audio using the device’s microphone and stealing files, suggesting it might be part of an espionage campaign, according to researchers at ESET. iRecorder was a legitimate app made available in September 2021 and a remote access trojan (RAT) AhRat was most likely added to it in 2022. The app is currently unavailable on the app store. To read this article in full, please click here