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  • Congress
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    Cybersecurity front and center in Iran threat hearing

    Members of the House Homeland Security Committee quizzed experts about the capabilities of Iran's cyber forces. 01/15/2020

  • Comment
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    What to watch in federal IT in 2020

    This will be the year when IT governance practices drive a new wave of mission benefits, rather than just better control over IT infrastructure spending. 01/15/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    CISA looks for input on new, 'less prescriptive' TIC

    Agencies can use new guidance documents on Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 to jumpstart their own pilot programs and suggest improvements to the policy. 01/15/2020

  • Defense

    CMMC training underway for auditors

    Training of the third-party accreditors for the DOD's upcoming unified cybersecurity standard will take place from now until June. 01/14/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    ODNI official promises more sharing ahead of 2020 elections

    The top intelligence official charged with election security said agencies have evolved to more quickly declassify and share information, but the threat landscape is more muddled this time around. 01/14/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    CISA alerts on NSA-discovered Windows 10 flaw

    Attackers could use the vulnerability to trick users into installing "updates" from trusted parties that are actually malware. 01/14/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    Watchdog warns on HUD's PII risks

    The Department of Housing and Urban Development is failing to safeguard and manage more than 1 billion records containing personally identifiable information, according to a management alert from the agency's internal watchdog. 01/13/2020

  • 5G
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    How much Huawei is too much for U.S. allies?

    A State Department official suggested the U.S. could seek to limit intelligence sharing with allies who use Huawei products for 5G, but stopped short of endorsing a legislative ban. 01/13/2020

  • Congress
    IoT fuels next-gen law enforcement

    Senate passes bill to establish IoT working group

    The panel would be charged with identifying federal regulations and challenges that may inhibit the development or deployment of IoT and examine how federal agencies could benefit from greater reliance on connected devices. 01/10/2020

  • Acquisition
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    How companies should prep for CMMC

    Defense contractors should be getting ready for the Defense Department's impending cybersecurity standard expected to be released this month. 01/10/2020

  • Congress
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    Voting machine vendors say they’re open to new mandates

    In a congressional hearing, executives from the three major voting machine manufacturers said they were open to new reporting and regulatory requirements. 01/09/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    DOD names chair for cyber certification program

    Ty Schieber will head the accrediting body for DOD's upcoming cybersecurity certification program. 01/09/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    Cyber Solarium to back CISA as the lead response agency

    Leveling up CISA and CyberCom and streamlining Congressional jurisdiction will be among the recommendations issued in an upcoming report from the Cyberspace Solarium Commission. 01/07/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    CISA cautions on Iran threats

    U.S. officials and cybersecurity experts are concerned that Iranian reprisals for the killing of Soleimani could take the form of attacks on U.S. networks or critical infrastructure. 01/07/2020

  • Cybersecurity
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    Killing of Iranian general spurs concern about cyber retaliation

    Iran has threatened to respond to the targeted killing of senior general Qassem Soleimani, and analysts say the goal will be to punish the U.S. by targeting its IT and critical infrastructure while avoiding traditional military conflict. 01/03/2020

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