Cyber Policy

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    What cyber can learn from counterterrorism

    The U.S. has to look at its experience in developing post-9/11 counterterrorism policies to inform efforts to formalize cybersecurity policies, says a senior official. 01/13/2017

  • Can government alone protect cyberspace?

    A former White House cyber specialist argues that government will be overwhelmed if it has to tackle threats alone. 01/12/2017

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    Why risk management is critical in cybersecurity

    The concept of cybersecurity as a risk management problem is taking root in corporate boardrooms as well as inside government agencies. 01/12/2017

  • Defense Department CIO Terry Halvorsen (Photo: Michael Bonfigli)

    Outgoing DOD CIO says agility is key

    Terry Halvorsen is stepping down as DOD CIO at the end of February. He says the department must push ahead with cyber and IT reforms with an emphasis on developing greater agility. 01/12/2017

  • Rudy Giuliani. (Photo credit: Albert H. Teich / Shutterstock, Inc.)

    Giuliani to head cybersecurity group within White House

    President-elect Donald Trump named former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to head a White House committee tasked with tackling cybersecurity challenges. 01/12/2017

  • Lisa O. Monaco, President Obama White Houes Photo.

    Cyber threat grows exponentially, says outgoing official

    The number of cyber threats, attacks and criminals continues to grow, says an outgoing White House counterterrorism and cybersecurity advisor, and the new administration must continue developing international cyber norms. 01/10/2017

  • DHS tags election systems as critical

    Some state government officials object to the Department of Homeland Security's move to add election infrastructure to the roster of 16 existing federal "critical infrastructure" areas. 01/09/2017

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    Senators support intel findings on Russia, call for deterrence policy

    Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee expressed support for the intelligence community and its assessment that Russia hacked Democratic Party servers to influence the election and called for more defined cyber deterrence policy. 01/05/2017

  • Top NSA defender departs agency

    Curtis Dukes, formerly the top information assurance officer at the National Security Agency, is joining the Center for Internet Security. 01/05/2017

  • Shaun Donovan

    OMB chief tells Trump team IT modernization is key

    In his exit memo to the next administration, OMB Director Shaun Donovan advises continuing IT modernization efforts, shared services and support for U.S. Digital Services. 01/05/2017

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    Skeptics still doubt intelligence on Russia hacking

    Days after the Obama administration announced sanctions against Russia for hacking DNC systems, President-elect Trump continues to question the intelligence used to attribute the hacks to Russia. 01/04/2017

  • Sean Kelley, president of GITECH

    EPA looks to VA for new CISO

    Sean Kelley, a deputy CIO at the Department of Veterans Affairs, will lead IT security at the Environmental Protection Agency. 01/04/2017

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