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The Federal Election Commission voted Thursday to allow Congress to reallocate leftover campaign funds to protect personal electronic devices and accounts of members and staff.
The Department of Justice is gearing up to build an extensive identity and access management portfolio for employees and contractors over the next three years.
The Office of Management and Budget is making sure all agencies develop plans to protect their most sensitive, most valuable cybersecurity assets, and designate an agency-level office or team to secure them.
A new congressional report states that Equifax executives knew about critical security flaws months before they discovered they had been hacked, but did little to address the problems.
Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) called for a new "whole of society" cyber doctrine designed to combat modern threats from hackers and disinformation campaigns.
The National Risk Management Center at the Department of Homeland Security plans to have lists of national critical functions and supply chain priorities in place by January.
The Air Force hit pause on standing up and migrating to the Joint Regional Security Stacks after suffering connectivity problems but will reboot in 2019.
The Department of Homeland Security is looking to small business to innovate to improve capabilities in a range of technology areas.
New proposals by Western governments to increase law enforcement access to encrypted data continue to generate the same objections from cybersecurity and cryptography experts.
The federal government is taking steps to fill high-demand, skills-gap positions in tech by retraining employees already working within agencies without a cyber or IT background.
A former top cyber official at the FBI says weaker laws around encryption won't help law enforcement and could result in unacceptable collateral damage to industry and data security.
As momentum for federal data privacy legislation continue to build, senators on both sides of the aisle are looking to the Federal Trade Commission as the enforcement entity for data protection.
With visibility into networks, CISOs will be able to make smart risk-based decisions about where to implement resources.
An IRS office charged with monitoring and mitigating the impact of external data breaches is faltering when it comes to keeping track of the problem, according to an IG audit.
DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen signaled that her newly minted cybersecurity agency will shift its focus to a number of longer term initiatives around risk and supply chain.
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