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Cyber Resilience Summit – Knowledge Repository

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This Knowledge Repository (wiki) was created for the Cyber Resilience Summit series. Here you will find meeting notes, presentations, policy updates, press coverage and more. Attend the upcoming Cyber Resilience Summit on March 20th in Reston, VA.



Download meeting notes from the October 19, 2017 Cyber Resilience Summit



Technical Debt Findings and a Standard
Dr. Bill Curtis, Executive Director, Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ)
Cyber Resilience Summit, October 19, 2017


Roadmap for IT Modernization and Cyber Resilience
John Weiler, Vice Chair, IT Acquistion Advisory Council (IT-AAC)
Cyber Resilience Summit, October 19, 2017


Vision for Improving Performance in Texas State IT Projects: Measuring Quality and Cybersecurity
Herb Krasner, University of Texas at Austin (ret.), Texas IT Champion
Cyber Resilience Summit, October 19, 2017


Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Products

Emile Monette, Senior Cybersecurity Strategist and Acquisition Advisor, DHS OCISO

Cyber Resilience Summit, October 19, 2017


Software Security and CISQ
Dr. Bill Curtis, Executive Director, Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ)
OMG Cybersecurity Workshop, September 28, 2017


IT Acquisition Workshop: Leveraging Executive Order 13636, CCA & FITARA to Drive Down Cyber Risk
Cyber Resilience Summit, March 15, 2016




Tony Scott calls IT workforce drain a “creeping” crisis bigger than Y2K
Carten Cordel, fedscoop, October 20, 2017


Report: DHS Tests Cyber Tech Acquisition Management Model
Nichols Martin, ExecutiveGov, October 20, 2017


DHS piloting agile cyber acquisition, CDM for cloud, CISO says
Carten Cordel, fedscoop, October 19, 2017


DHS to Stand Up CDM Cloud Services for Small Agencies
Morgan Lynch, Meritalk, October 19, 2017


Learn to Deal With Cyber Risk
Morgan Lynch, Meritalk, October 19, 2017




OMB’s user guide to the MGT Act

The Office of Management and Budget is working on a rules-of-the-road document to cover how agencies can seek funds under the Modernizing Government Technology Act. In a 19-page draft memorandum to agency heads obtained by FCW, OMB lays out what information agencies should include in their project proposals to receive money from the centralized modernization fund, housed by the General Services Administration, as well as how to navigate using their IT working capital funds.


Gen. Burke “Ed” Wilson was promoted to OSD Policy on Cyber. Read the announcement published January 29, 2018 on


Final White House IT Modernization Plan delivered to President Trump in December 2017 outlining plans to accelerate the modernization of legacy systems. See


IT-AAC Federal IT Modernization Report signed September 20, 2017 was submitted to White House American Technology Council (ATC) in response to Executive Order 13,800.


IT-AAC Recommendations for Embracing Commercial Cloud in DoD signed November 17, 2017 submitted to DoD Cloud Executive Steering Group.




Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ)

Software sizing: Automated Function Points, Automated Enhancement Points

Structural quality: Automated Quality Characteristic Measures, Technical Debt



New Automated Technical Debt Standard
January 16, 2018 from 11:00 – 11:30am ET
Dr. Bill Curtis, CISQ Executive Director


The CISQ measure of Automated Technical Debt has just been approved by the OMG® as a standard for measuring the future cost of defects remaining in system source code at release. The ripple effects from Technical Debt can hinder innovation and put businesses at unacceptable levels of risk, including high IT maintenance costs, outages, breaches, and lost business opportunities.





A Useful Point of Reference for Critical Infrastructure Resilience
Don O’Neill, Independent Consultant




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