• Cybersecurity
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    Making CDM work

    The top engineer of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program said that success is more dependent on people and processes than technology. 06/05/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    Rick Perry Energy SECY Austin Tx 6/4/18 via livestream

    Energy advances cyber role

    The Energy Department is looking to blunt attacks and close gaps in critical infrastructure. 06/04/2018

  • People
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    White House names new top homeland security advisor

    Coast Guard Rear Adm. Doug Fears will take up a senior National Security Council post that includes being the top White House official on cybersecurity. 06/04/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    Trump gets cyber diplomacy and workforce advice from agencies

    State, Commerce and DHS delivered on President Trump's 2017 executive order.with policy guidance on cyber diplomacy and building a cyber workforce. 06/01/2018

  • Cybersecurity
    Information sharing

    Threat indicator data needs a wide net, experts say

    Robust, cross-cutting organizational networks are key to disseminating cybersecurity threat information. 06/01/2018

  • Procurement
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    GSA wants input on cyber services buying

    GSA has asked federal buyers and commercial providers about how to renovate four crucial cybersecurity services on its biggest IT purchasing schedule. 06/01/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    DLA looks to reduce cyber risks by slashing application footprint

    The Defense Logistics Agency Director Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams is concerned about supply chain vulnerabilities and thinks reducing the number of applications on DLA's network will reduce risk. 06/01/2018

  • Congress
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    Senate Dems push to restore White House cyber chief

    Nineteen Democratic senators urged National Security Advisor John Bolton to reconsider his decision to eliminate the national cybersecurity coordinator post. 05/31/2018

  • Acquisition

    Judge upholds government ban on Kaspersky products

    A federal judged ruled that a ban on Kaspersky products by DHS and a similar ban contained in the 2018 defense bill are constitutional. 05/30/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    According to OMB, 3 out of 4 agencies is risking cyber attack

    Two familiar problems -- old tech and the lack of a qualified cyber workforce -- were blamed for leaving many agencies vulnerable to modern-day hacking groups. 05/29/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    DHS issues new directive to protect high-value assets

    The Binding Operational Directive announced May 25 is designed to bring a "more focused, integrated approach" to protecting federal systems from cyber attacks. 05/25/2018

  • Defense
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    Army looks to retool risk management

    Col. Donald Bray, the Army's acting cyber director, explained how the service is adapting the Defense Department’s risk management framework guidance to fit its operational needs. 05/24/2018

  • Cybersecurity
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    Looking forward to a more-flexible CDM

    Agency officials hope the new CDM DEFEND vehicle will eliminate mismatches between cybersecurity solutions and legacy tech at agencies and promote better communication between vendors and program managers. 05/24/2018

  • Cybersecurity

    CDM acquisition gets simpler

    The General Services Administration is building more flexibility into the acquisition vehicles for cybersecurity services that are part of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program. 05/23/2018

  • Mobile
    The Pentagon (Photo by Ivan Cholakov / Shutterstock)

    Pentagon cracks down on personal mobile devices

    Under a new policy, Defense employees and contractors are restricted from bringing their personal mobile devices into secure areas designated for processing, handling and discussion of classified information. 05/23/2018

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