• Cybersecurity
    Sen. Mark Warner (Photo by Mark Reinstein/Shutterstock)

    Warner calls for new cyber doctrine

    Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) called for a new "whole of society" cyber doctrine designed to combat modern threats from hackers and disinformation campaigns. 12/07/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    DHS risk agency eyes January policy push

    The National Risk Management Center at the Department of Homeland Security plans to have lists of national critical functions and supply chain priorities in place by January. 12/06/2018

  • Defense
     26th Network Operations Squadron at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala.

    Air Force to reboot JRSS migrations after connectivity problems

    The Air Force hit pause on standing up and migrating to the Joint Regional Security Stacks after suffering connectivity problems but will reboot in 2019. 12/04/2018

  • Emerging Technology
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    DHS lays out research priorities

    The Department of Homeland Security is looking to small business to innovate to improve capabilities in a range of technology areas. 12/03/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    DOJ continues push for encrypted comms

    New proposals by Western governments to increase law enforcement access to encrypted data continue to generate the same objections from cybersecurity and cryptography experts. 11/30/2018

  • Workforce
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    OMB looks to retrain feds to fill cyber needs

    The federal government is taking steps to fill high-demand, skills-gap positions in tech by retraining employees already working within agencies without a cyber or IT background. 11/30/2018

  • Law Enforcement
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    Former FBI cyber official cautions against weakening encryption laws

    A former top cyber official at the FBI says weaker laws around encryption won't help law enforcement and could result in unacceptable collateral damage to industry and data security. 11/28/2018

  • Congress
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    Details still elusive on possible federal data privacy standard

    As momentum for federal data privacy legislation continue to build, senators on both sides of the aisle are looking to the Federal Trade Commission as the enforcement entity for data protection. 11/27/2018

  • Comment
    eye behind data (Titima Ongkantong/Shutterstock.com)

    Why visibility matters

    With visibility into networks, CISOs will be able to make smart risk-based decisions about where to implement resources. 11/20/2018

  • Oversight
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    IRS missed 11,000 compromised SSNs

    An IRS office charged with monitoring and mitigating the impact of external data breaches is faltering when it comes to keeping track of the problem, according to an IG audit. 11/19/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    With elections over, CISA focus shifts to risk management center

    DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen signaled that her newly minted cybersecurity agency will shift its focus to a number of longer term initiatives around risk and supply chain. 11/17/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    DOD, DHS report advancing cyber cooperation

    Officials from both agencies told Congress at a joint committee hearing on cyber incident cooperation that the partnership has been fruitful, but budget constraints could require legislation. 11/15/2018

  • Congress
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    DHS cyber re-org clears Congress

    Cybersecurity gets its own agency under a reorganization bill that is headed to the White House for the president's signature. 11/14/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    How info sharing can get unstuck

    The federal government has become more vocal about the need for cybersecurity public-private partnerships, particularly around information sharing. 11/13/2018

  • Defense

    DOD CIO lags in implementing cyber law

    Congress passed landmark cybersecurity legislation in late 2015, but Pentagon agencies have a spotty record of implementation, according to a watchdog report. 11/13/2018

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