New guidance required under the cybersecurity EO suggests that government purchasing power could induce tech manufacturers, especially in the emerging IoT space, to market more secure devices.
Patches can mitigate some of the vulnerabilities found in virtually every processor, but a DHS spokesperson said decisions on hardware replacement will be left up to individual agencies and CIOs.
Agencies could soon be leaders in authenticating email, but there still much work to be done.
The intelligence community's research arm taps major research universities, NIST to create a universal text translator for analysis work.
Government application of the ledger technology lags behind the hype, but expect more experiments to take off in the coming months.
The Connected Government Act requires all new or redesigned federal websites to scale to mobile screens.
While nearly half of federal domains have put policies in place to alert against email spoofing, there's a lot more work to be done.
The planned national wireless interoperable emergency responder network got 100 percent buy in, but some stakeholders needed some prodding.
The measure seeks to boost the level of federal support to state local officials in order to protect the nation's election infrastructure from foreign cyber interference.
Solicitation covers start-up staffing needs for five separate Centers of Excellence to "manage centralized, function-specific talent, solutions and acquisition vehicles."
Why modernizing trusted internet connection requirements will help speed agencies' path to the cloud.
DHS is looking at increasing the use of proactive agreements with critical infrastructure entities to prevent and mitigate cyberattacks.