Archive for February, 2015

New Net Neutrality Rules Approved by FCC

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

 

The Federal Communications Commission voted this afternoon to enact new rules to regulate the internet and ensure the preservation of net neutrality.

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Operations Support: Comprehensive Support from DHA

Friday, February 20th, 2015

 

Operations support is a critical component in the completion of mission critical tasks for both public agencies and private enterprises. Using a third party for operations support brings in the necessary additional resources to complete training, intelligence, and administrative goals. No matter what the goals of your organization are, DHA can provide the resources you need for training staff, intelligence gathering, and assisting with administrative tasks.

 

Operations Support

 

Training

 

Training is the foundation of any successful operation. Without training, all the other resources devoted to the operation will be for naught. Our focus is designing custom training programs that are specifically designed to meet the needs of your organization. The training programs are comprehensive and are structured to ensure that trainees complete training with all of the necessary skills they will need to successfully complete the operation. DHA’s training services include:

 

Curriculum Development

Presentation/Briefing Development

User Manual Development

Instructors

Facilitators

Training Facilities

Training Materials

 

Intelligence Analysis

 

Intelligence is one of the most important components of an operation. DHA can provide assistance with gathering, analysis and reporting of intelligence to further the goals of your operation. Our highly skilled analysts are objective and discrete in all of their work with intelligence and cognizant of the time-sensitive nature of intelligence gathering. All of our analysts have years of experience in the field.

 

Administration

 

The importance of administration cannot be understated. Administration is equally important in the operations of an agency. Administration creates the backbone infrastructure and network for communications and completion of everyday tasks that allow the bigger wheels to continue to turn. By allowing DHA to take care of your administrative tasks, you can free up resources to devote to these bigger wheels. We offer the following services:

 

Schedule and Calendar Maintenance

Copying, Faxing, Filing

Drafting Correspondence

Meeting Minutes

Inventory Tracking and Re-Ordering

Meeting Scheduling and Preparation

Travel Arrangements

 

 

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To learn more about operations support, contact DHA today. An award-winning management consulting and contracting firm primarily serving federal, civilian and defense agencies, DHA group supports clients’ mission-critical work by delivering expert professional services. Follow us on social media on FacebookLinkedInTwitter or Google+.

New U.S. Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center Announced

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

 

The U.S. government recently announced the addition of a new component of its cybersecurity defense system. The U.S. Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) will be a new center modeled after the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center. The center will collect information from other intelligence agencies to analyze cybersecurity threats to help protect the nations virtual interests.

 

The creation of the CTIIC was announced earlier this week on Tuesday by Lisa Monaco, assistant to President Obama for homeland security and counterterrorism. Monaco noted that the new analysis center will not be collecting new intelligence information. The full scope of its operations will be analysis of information collected by other agencies. In this way, Monaco noted, the functions of the CTIIC will not overlap with other agencies, making this a necessary component of the country’s cybersecurity efforts.

 

Monaco noted that recent cyber attacks on big names including retailers like Target and Home Depot, entertainment companies like Sony Pictures Entertainment, and even the U.S. Postal Service have underscored the importance of a comprehensive and cohesive approach to cybersecurity efforts. From IT News:

 

‘We are at a transformational moment in the evolution of the cyberthreat,’ she said. ‘The actions we take today — and those we fail to take — will determine whether cyberspace remains a great national asset or increasingly becomes a strategic liability, an economic and national security strength, or a source of vulnerability.’

 

Monaco also used the opportunity to call on Congress, “to pass a package of new cybersecurity proposals from Obama, including a national data breach notification law and a law to encourage private businesses to share information about cyberthreats in exchange for protections from customer lawsuits.”

 

IT Security from DHA

 

Cybersecurity is important at every level. From national interests to the interests of private enterprises, cybersecurity is a critical component of the operations of any body. With our third party IT support, DHA offers a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity, including ISO, network and physical security, critical infrastructure protection, and risk and vulnerability management (penetration testing). Don’t risk the loss of valuable information or assets to a cyber attack. Implement an IT security solution with DHA to protect your agency’s or enterprise’s critical data.

 

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To learn more about IT security, contact DHA today. An award-winning management consulting and contracting firm primarily serving federal, civilian and defense agencies, DHA group supports clients’ mission-critical work by delivering expert professional services. Follow us on social media on FacebookLinkedInTwitter or Google+.

 

Source

http://www.itnews.com/government/89393/new-us-cyberthreat-center-will-fill-information-gap-official-says

 

 

Effective Program Management from DHA

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

 

Program management is an essential component of the operations of both public and private agencies. From strategic planning and analyses to production of deliverables, program management covers every facet of an operation. As such, you need to design a program that meets the needs and goals of your organization.

 

DHA is highly experience in program design and management for both public and private organizations. Our services include not only program and project management, but also acquisition management, accounting, and performance of administrative tasks. Learn more below about how we can help you build the successful program you need to reach your goals.

 

Program and Project Management

 

Program management involves the synthesis of a large number of interests in order to create a unified and driving force to build a successful operation. This is no easy task, and requires a significant amount of time, resources, and dedication to achieve. Our services run the gamut from initial planning to deliverable review, earned value management reporting, and life cycle management. You can learn more about more specific program management topics in the following blogs.

 

Program governance

 

Program planning

 

Program management hierarchy

 

Program infrastructure

 

Program finances

 

Acquisition Management

 

Government contracts are a huge driver of growth across many sectors of the economy. DHA has the experience to help you navigate the complex sphere of federal acquisitions and bid on the contracts you need. And once you’ve been awarded those contracts, we continue to assist with post-contract management, including documenting vendor performance and tracking contract expenditures.

 

Accounting

 

A strong understanding of the federal accounting and budget policy is what DHA brings to the table. We provide everything from background research to execution of complex financial documents tailored for the needs of your organization. From OMB 300 documentation to voucher examiners, we can cover all of your accounting needs.

 

Administrative Tasks

 

Administrative tasks are an essential component of the everyday functions of an organization. While the big ideas may get all the attention, its the small administrative tasks that bring teams together to make them happen. From scheduling and correspondence to meeting minutes and travel arrangements, DHA can assist with all of your administrative needs.

 

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To learn more about our program management services, contact DHA today. An award-winning management consulting and contracting firm primarily serving federal, civilian and defense agencies, DHA group supports clients’ mission-critical work by delivering expert professional services. Follow us on social media on FacebookLinkedInTwitter or Google+.