As the U.S. government continues to wrestle with policies and programs to share intelligence about cybersecurity threats with the private sector, a small non-profit is trying to change paradigms around information sharing.
The U.S. military services are scrambling to recruit and train new cyber warriors, but that is also requiring cultural changes in institutions known for order, tradition and stability.
Agencies have taken admirable, if cautious, steps to modernize their IT, but wholesale change is needed. Proposed budget cuts just might force that to happen.
As part of a new strategy for Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cybersecurity capabilities, GSA is looking to replace the blanket purchase agreement with a better governmentwide IT contract.
The author argues that government could eliminate identity-based breaches by 2021, if agencies leverage advances in identity management under CDM.
A contested electronic environment is the new normal, say Army leaders, and the service needs to prepare for and train to fight with degraded electronic systems and capabilities.
One spy agency is looking to "fast architecture churn" to confound would-be cyber attackers.
To provide a robust defense and protect the identity-based perimeter, government agencies must consider new thinking and approaches.
A plan to reorganize DHS' cybersecurity directorate that stalled in Congress last year is still on the agency's agenda.
New legislation in the House would permanently classify states' election systems as critical infrastructure, provide funding to secure voting systems and create cybersecurity standards.
The legislation would open up new avenues of assistance for state and local cyber incident response and bring resources home for its Texas-based sponsors.
The U.S. Air Force is investigating how a hard drive containing a trove of sensitive files, including background investigation data, was online and publicly accessible.
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