MeriTalk: Federal CISO: TMF Funding Round Drawing Big Focus on Security Projects

“Federal CISO Chris DeRusha said today that the ongoing solicitation of Federal agency bids for money from the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) is drawing a lot of interest in security-related projects – one of the four primary areas that the TMF Board identified earlier this year as ones it would prioritize as it works to deploy up to $1 billion of new funding capacity from the American Rescue Plan Act.

In May, the TMF Board asked Federal agencies to submit project proposals by June 2. The board said it would give the highest priority consideration to proposals that modernize “high-priority” systems, improve cybersecurity, boost public-facing digital systems, and create cross-government services and infrastructure.

Speaking at Google Cloud’s Government Security Summit today on July 20, DeRusha said ‘we’ve seen a lot of really interesting agency projects coming in as proposals’ for TMF funding, and ‘a huge focus on security.’

‘The [TMF] board is prioritizing these projects … particularly the ones that have security outcomes, cut across agencies, [and] improve the public’s ability to access government services,’ he said. ‘There are a lot of good themes here.’…” Read the full article here.

Source: Federal CISO: TMF Funding Round Drawing Big Focus on Security Projects – By John Curran, July 20, 2021. MeriTalk.


This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by  Jackie Gilbert 5 days, 15 hours ago.

  • Author
  • #132802

    Replies viewable by members only


You must be logged in to reply to this topic.


Questions?. Send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.


©2021 MileMarker10, LLC all rights reserved | Community and Member Guidelines | Privacy Policy | About G2Xchange FedCiv

Opportunities. Starting Points.

About our Data

The Vault is a listing of expiring contracts, task orders, etc. within a certain set of parameters, to include:

  • Have an initial total estimated contract value of $10 million or above
  • Federal Civilian Only – DHS, Transportation, Justice, Labor, Interior, Commerce, Energy, State, and Treasury Actions
  • NAICS codes include: 511210, 518210, 519130, 519190, 541511,
    541513, 541519, 541611, 541618,
    541690, 541720, 541990
  • Were modified within the last 12 calendar months
  • The data represented is based on information provided by the government

Who has access? Please note that ALL G2Xchange FedCiv Members will receive access to all basic and much of the advanced data. G2Xchange FedCiv Corporate Members will receive access to ALL Vault content (basic and advanced).

Feedback/Suggestions? Contact us at and let us know what you think. 

G2Xchange FedCiv

Log in with your credentials for G2Xchange FedCiv

Forgot your details?