The independent federal regulatory commission responsible for overseeing interstate transmission of electricity now requires electrical providers to report attempted hacks of their systems, not just successful ones.
A year and a half into the Trump administration, Schneider can remove the “acting” label from his job title.
Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) introduced legislation designed to give the Department of Homeland Security more flexibility to implement and share a key cybersecurity program with partner agencies.
In a follow-up to a June report, auditors did not discover additional vulnerabilities in the Interior Department's management of five hydroelectric dams.
The Defense Department's acting deputy CIO for cybersecurity said to expect cyber and artificial intelligence strategies in the coming weeks.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) sounded the alarm over the extent to which the American populace remains vulnerable to tech-powered misinformation campaigns, particularly false and doctored videos.
A group of former senior cybersecurity officials want the Census Bureau to be more transparent about plans to protect population survey data.
The special counsel's indictments name and accuse 12 Russian nationals of working on behalf of the Russia’s premier military intelligence agency to influence the 2016 election.
The first successful recruits of a pilot program to commission cyber talent are getting ready to serve.
Election system security issues are still critical, but 2018 election infrastructure threats aren't as "robust" as in 2016, a top official told Congress.
At a Senate hearing, lawmakers expressed frustration about delays in notifying government about the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, and they want to see a change industry's approach after discovering flaws.
The Justice Department acknowledged that a news release connecting a loan fraud case with the massive data theft of employee data at OPM was "premature."
As the U.S. looks to go on the offense in the cyber domain, critical questions remain unanswered around who will take the lead and how clearly to draw the rules of engagement.
The NTIA tells the FCC that China Mobile is a potential national security threat if it is allowed to provide international services from the U.S.
Two tech advisory bodies to the government have developed a new guidebook to train and educate federal cybersecurity professionals.
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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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