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FCW Insider: May 13, 2021

Biden signs much-anticipated cybersecurity executive order

The order will, among other things, mandate measures such as multifactor authentication and encryption across government agencies in as quickly as six months.

TSA's role in pipeline security looks like a weak link to some in government and industry

Questions about whether TSA is rightly positioned to oversee cybersecurity for natural gas and oil pipelines are resurfacing in the wake of the ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline.

Moultrie's cyber background clears path to confirmation

President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Defense Department's intelligence and security office, Ronald Moultrie, appears to have a smooth path to Senate confirmation thanks in large part to his cybersecurity experience.

Gray rhinos in government

Steven Kelman discusses known-but-neglected risks on Washington Technology's Project 38 podcast.

ICYMI: DOD issues 5 data decrees

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks issued a memo detailing DOD's five "data decrees," establishing rules for creating and managing data as an enterprise resource and strategic asset.

Posted by FCW Staff on May 13, 2021 at 2:28 AM


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