Insurance is a market-based way to offset cybersecurity risks in the absence of regulations, but the lack of data and disclosure requirements remains an obstacle to widespread adoption.
The Bureau of Industry and Security lacks a full inventory of network-connected devices and isn't doing all it can to protect against cyberattack, according to a new report.
News and notes from around the federal IT community.
NIST is pushing a framework to ensure that smart technologies work across multiple municipalities -- and give small companies a fighting chance in the metropolis of tomorrow.
The Census Bureau is wrestling with big questions about how it will incorporate mobile devices and Internet responses into its next big tally. Plus, the bureau still needs a new CIO.
The Senate's information-sharing cybersecurity bill cleared a procedural hurdle Oct. 22, but conspicuously absent from the bill was an amendment for $37 million in funding for the Office of Personnel Management's IT modernization efforts.
The Senate moved closer to passing an controversial information-sharing cybersecurity bill with an Oct. 22 procedural vote.
The chairman and ranking member of the IT Subcommittee of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee urge colleagues to pass information sharing legislation that preserves privacy, and to push government to abandon obsolete, risky technology.
Adversaries' ability to manipulate the content of stored data, a phenomenon that is high on U.S. officials' radar, is an "emerging art of war in cyberspace," former NSA director and retired Gen. Keith Alexander told FCW.
White House celebrates "Back to the Future" day, innovation.
Companies say agencies are losing access to innovation by giving secure credential work to GPO, in an apparent misreading of the law.
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told lawmakers it was too soon to tell whether a recent cyber accord with Beijing was altering Chinese behavior in cyberspace.