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    Enhancing the impact of Technology Modernization Fund

    Developing connections across the TMF and with larger IT investment programs will yield sustained positive outcomes for the government. 05/11/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    White House, CISA react to pipeline ransomware attack

    Senior administration officials say multiple government agencies are working to distribute information to industry about the ransomware attack that led to the shutdown of a key natural gas pipeline for the East Coast. 05/10/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    Granholm says cyber R&D is a priority at DOE

    The agency chief said is refocusing the Energy Department's Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response on providing grid operators with threat intelligence and response capabilities. 05/07/2021

  • Congress
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    Commerce digs into supply chain security

    The Commerce Department wants to establish a new office that will work across the federal government and partner with the private sector to "get ahead of supply chain resiliency issues," Secretary Gina Raimondo said Thursday. 05/07/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    DHS kicks off workforce sprint with push to hire 200 cyber pros

    DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas characterized the new effort to hire cybersecurity personnel as the largest of its kind in the agency's history. 05/06/2021

  • Defense
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    DOD expands bug bounty program to public networks, systems

    The vulnerability disclosure program, which was started from the Defense Digital Service's 2016 Hack the Pentagon initiative, was initially restricted to public-facing websites and applications. 05/04/2021

  • Cybersecurity
    Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lora Ratliff)

    Mayorkas: DHS running ransomware task force, White House plan coming

    DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Thursday said his agency plans to take up the recommendations from a new report focused on combating ransomware and that the White House is developing its own plan to confront the growing cybersecurity threat. 04/29/2021

  • Defense
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    Court will hear case against Trump on JEDI

    The U.S. Court of Federal Claims denied a motion from the U.S. government to dismiss a complaint from Amazon Web Services alleging undue influence on the award of the $10 billion, 10-year cloud program JEDI to Microsoft. 04/28/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    CISA experiments with cloud log aggregation to ID threats

    CISA's chief technology officer said the cybersecurity watchdog has pilot projects underway with several departments and agencies to explore whether it can compile cloud logs as a way to increase its visibility into agency networks. 04/28/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    New bill would task CISA with infrastructure risk assessments

    A new Senate bill would mandate the Department of Homeland Security continually reassess risks to critical infrastructure and that the White House provide a report to lawmakers outlining what legislative steps should be taken to mitigate potential problems. 04/26/2021

  • Defense
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    Can DISA's CBII make DOD telework more secure?

    Cloud-Based Internet Isolation is a seamless solution for protecting DOD networks. 04/23/2021

  • Defense
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    A single platform for the Fourth Estate

    2021 is a big year for DISA as it begins moving all DOD components to a single services network. 04/23/2021

  • Defense
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    Sunsetting CVR but keeping the collaboration

    Commercial Virtual Remote, spun up last year to support pandemic telework, goes away this summer. DISA's Global Directory is the key to ensuring the cloud collaboration continues. 04/23/2021

  • Cybersecurity
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    CISA warns on new threat group using VPN flaw

    A new report by the government's cybersecurity agency warns about another threat actor using malware initially discovered during the response to the intrusion involving SolarWinds. 04/22/2021

  • Defense
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    Space Command moves for tighter cyber integration

    U.S. Space Command is standing up a dedicated joint cyber center to improve integration with U.S. Cyber Command. 04/21/2021

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