Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Janet Vogel, chief information security officer at HHS, discusses the unique security threats that her agency faces, and how her background gives her an advantage in the space.   

As an agency with a largely personal mission for citizens, the Department of Health and Human Services has a different threat environment to the rest of the government. Collaboration between the agency’s offices allow for these security issues to be dealt with efficiently. Janet Vogel, chief information security officer, says that her financial management experience gives her a unique perspective on technology issues.

 

“My experience with information technology and different business areas gives me the opportunity to look at how security would fit into that business capability. How do apply it, how to prioritize it and make it secure.” Vogel said. “It also gives me an advantage, I think, because I have little bit of understanding of the language and the business. So often we don’t communicate and integrate because we don’t speak the same language. In information technology it’s true. We have lots of acronyms and our area of specialty. Until we can speak very plainly and get people to understand us, we won’t get very far.”

Sponsored Content

Agency in Motion: Navy

Watch Agency in Motion: Navy on Tuesday, October 11th at 8:30 and 10:30 PM on WJLA 24/7 News, sponsored by KPMG
More
October 2022
S M T W T F S
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031  
Where to Watch
  • Weeknights at 8 PM and 10:30 PM on WJLA 24/7
  • Sunday Mornings at 10:30 AM on 7News
  • AFN American Forces Network
    Worldwide on American Forces Network
Our Brands