NIST is set to release an overhauled systems security engineering document it hopes will spur construction of better cybersecurity systems from the start.
Under a new bill proposed by Reps. Billy Long (R-Mo.) and Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), the chief information security officer at the Department of Health and Human Service would assume new authorities, outside the reporting structure of the CIO.
The decision casts new light on a review process that government officials say is rigorous and weighted toward disclosure but some critics contend is subject to manipulation.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy wants to spur the pace at which government adapts and adopts new technology.
As innovative technologies such as cloud and big data accelerate, federal IT managers are looking to the private sector for help.
GAO says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration should determine how it would respond to a cyberattack on a high-tech car if it happened on the road.
FEMA is adding public-facing social media to the operational data streams used by its watch centers in civil emergencies.
Regardless of the source of metadata, "you're going to get improvements by merit of how the data is tagged and how the attributes are assigned," NSA Deputy CIO Sally Holcomb said.
In its latest data breach report, Verizon's team lays out the tried-and-true methods hackers are using to own enterprises – and the ways enterprises can fight back.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) teased plans for legislation against the scourge of botnets at a Georgetown appearance.
Better governance, improved accountability and more training are needed to improve cybersecurity.
GSA has given vendors a heads-up on the next steps for its $50 billion EIS telecom contract and the Alliant RFPs.