The new White House cybersecurity commission report sets the stage for the next administration to make it easier for companies to share cyber threat information.
The agency says Adobe’s electronic signature solutions and other tools will help agencies manage a broad list of federal security requirements.
With its report now delivered to the White House, the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity says the next step is to implement the recommendations, starting with simply making cybersecurity a government priority.
The president-elect's selection for secretary of defense is well known for his sometimes off-color comments on warfare and threats to the U.S., but James Mattis is largely a blank slate when it comes to cyber.
The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity issued its long-awaited report, which calls for (among many other things) a new agency to consolidate, administer and secure federal IT infrastructure.
Working with other nations, the FBI helped take down a international criminal infrastructure platform that has been spewing malware and ransomware since 2009.
President-elect Donald Trump wants Gen. James Mattis (ret.) as his secretary of Defense.
Mark Bradley will head the Information Security and Oversight Office, responsible for governmentwide classification policy.
The final version of the National Defense Authorization Act calls for U.S. Cyber Command to be made a full combatant command, but the NSA/Cyber Command dual-hat leadership will remain, for now.
Entering his final term as chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Michael McCaul hopes to sharpen his panel's legislative control over DHS.
The General Services Administration's Technology Transformation Service spelled out exactly how it wants security researchers to report vulnerabilities found on a variety of government systems.
Big data, modernization and other issues will link the incoming and outgoing administrations.
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