IT/Web: July 2016 Archives

NASA hires cyber mainstay as CISO, FedScoop

"NASA CIO Renee Wynn selected [Jeanette] Hanna-Ruiz to officially begin on Aug. 8 after spending 20 years in public sector information security positions, according to an official release Tuesday. Hanna-Ruiz helped write the Cyberspace Policy Review that outlined the country's cyber strategy when President Barack Obama took office in 2009. She also worked at the Department of Homeland Security-National Security Agency Joint Cyber Coordination Group, and helped develop the DHS' cyber missions and capabilities. ... NASA received an F in May on a Government Accountability Office-issued FITARA scorecard, which compiled scores based on agencies' achievements in four categories: data center consolidation, IT portfolio review savings, incremental development and risk assessment transparency."

NASA Totally Flunks FITARA Scorecard 2 Years In A Row, earlier post

- @jhannaruiz 0 TWEETS - 0 FOLLOWING - 30 FOLLOWERS
- Jeanette Hanna-Ruiz, LinkedIn

"More recently, Hanna-Ruiz has traveled from January to May on a "mindfulness and meditation journey" that had her walking more than 800 miles in 100 days, and living with monks and nuns throughout France, Nepal, Thailand and other places."

Keith's note: This is interesting. Unlike the way in which most people who job hop here in DC, this is an example of someone who actually did a personal operating system reinstall and reboot. Having spent a month living at Everest Base Camp in Nepal, I totally recommend the Himalayas for wetware system upgrades.

NASA Kepler Twitter Account Hacked, Tweets Sexy Butt, io9

"The official Twitter account for NASA's Kepler, which surveys parts of the Milky Way Galaxy in search for hospitable planets, just got hacked. It's unclear how or why the account was hacked, but it definitely tweeted a butt and a sketchy link."

Keith's note: There is a somewhat NSFW image after the link, so ... if you are sitting at a government computer ...


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