An updated assessment from the Department of Homeland Security finds that a shared services platform designed to help smaller agencies use the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program brings with it new but manageable privacy risks.
In an RFI, the government pings industry for feedback on how to set up a primary point of entry for security researchers to warn agencies about bugs in their internet-accessible systems.
The Defense Department is on the brink of major acquisition changes to help encourage faster tech adoption.
The Defense Department is combining electromagnetic spectrum and electronic warfare into a single strategy for 2020.
Some notable names in the security research community have already weighed in on a draft order directing federal agencies to set up their own vulnerability disclosure programs.
Responding to press accounts, a group of lawmakers want to know if the Department of Housing and Urban Development is supporting the use of biometric surveillance in public housing properties.
The funding deal ditches stronger mandates from the House version in favor of broader language that gives states wide latitude on how to spend the funds.
Several members of CISA leadership expressed agreement with the goals laid out in the report to secure critical infrastructure, but they stopped short of endorsing plans for new government bodies.
Porter Orr, director of the capabilities accelerator team with Lab, explains how the Army connects with nontraditional problem solvers to close capability gaps and speed modernization.
The leader of GSA's Technology Transformation Service wants agency and industry partners to help it develop a common framework for identity management that could eventually become a federal shared service.
The draft legislation would require DHS to set up internal protocols to document and justify how it uses the authority and report to Congress on its effectiveness.
The legislation will make a number of changes from a proposal submitted by DHS, narrowing the scope of the authorities to critical infrastructure IT and only for cybersecurity purposes.
A new report from the Atlantic Council argues that aircrafts have become highly complex, "flying data centers," but the industry and government are behind on protecting them from cyber threats and sabotage.
The National Infrastructure Advisory Council wants new agencies to tackle "existential" cyber threats.
Law enforcement hawks from both parties on the Senate Judiciary Committee threatened tech companies with new rules for access to encrypted data.
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