The federal government is poised to bring new tools and strategies to bear in the fight against foreign-backed online disinformation campaigns, but how and when they choose to act could have ramifications on the U.S. political ecosystem.
Many of the proposals to fix election security would likely have limited effect in the short term.
The Department of Homeland Security is looking for an unclassified source of information about potential cybersecurity risks in the IT supply chain.
The critical infrastructure cyber protection directorate will likely spin out more than half a billion in procurements through various components.
Reports that the Trump administration has rescinded an Obama-era directive guiding the use of offensive cyber operations has cybersecurity experts pondering what, if anything, has replaced it.
A new DHS study looks to light the way to actionable supply chain security solutions for telecommunications infrastructure.
The FBI named new executives to lead its cyber and IT operations, as some of the agency's top cybersecurity officials move to the private sector.
In letters to federal agencies and power companies, Sen. Edward Markey wants more information on reports of cybersecurity vulnerabilities in U.S. power systems.
A Senate proposal to secure the U.S. election system has a companion bill in the House and a prominent Republican co-sponsor.
Days after the DHS secretary vowed to take a harder line on attributing cyber attacks’ origins, the agency said it has found new North Korean efforts.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology looks to release the final version of RMF 2.0 early next year.
An audit finds the National Archives and Records Administration is well on its way to complying with a DHS directive to boost email and website security, but the agency's measurements need improvement.
Agencies must rethink their security as both the logical and physical attack surfaces expand.
The Defense Department now prohibits personnel from using geolocation devices, applications or services in any area where military operations are being conducted.
Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, ARCYBER's new leader, says the mission is really "information dominance operations."
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CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.
IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.
Students drawn to digital government are bringing desperately needed skills (and enthusiasm) to agencies that are willing to engage, Steve Kelman writes.
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