Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency News and Analysis
News and updates covering the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Established in 2018, CISA was founded to coordinate and execute national cybersecurity policy across the entire U.S. federal government. The modernization of government services and digitization of vital data has left federal agencies a growing target for malicious breach, and CISA has focused on how to ensure the greater federal government implements and maintains the most up-to-date information security standards. This has included a dual focus on cybersecurity protection against both lone actors as well as the activity of adversarial nation-states.
CISA's updated guidance provides more technical depth across the five pillars of zero trust and adds a new maturity stage.
Ransomware-related filings skyrocketed in the second half of 2021, costing U.S. critical infrastructure more than $1 billion in ransomware payments.
CISA's new directive aims to improve asset visibility and allow to manage cybersecurity risks federal agencies face.
Good cyber defense comes down to consistent communication and information-sharing.
CISA Director Jen Easterly wants to make cyber defense and collaboration 'sexy.'
Concepts and mandates such as cyber incident reporting, DevSecOps and zero trust only go so far.
CISA's Shields Up effort is here to stay as federal cyber leaders consider the future of cyber and national security.
Automation has played a key role in helping improve cybersecurity processes, but workforce constraints still hamper efforts.
CISA encourages all organizations to report immediately and maintain consistent communication until cyber incidents are resolved.
CISA encourages federal agencies to adopt a zero trust approach to cybersecurity to prevent cyberattacks.
The spending boost and new requirement come as U.S. critical infrastructure sectors prepare for more cyberattacks.
An executive order calls on agencies to implement CDM among other cybersecurity measures like zero trust.
Federal cyber leaders clamor for cyber incident reporting legislation amid zero trust implementation.
Use cases for the technology are enabling full national security protections across government.
The cloud capability does more than improve lag time — it also has the potential to transform federal IT.
The newly announced joint cyber effort is the latest in a series of new initiatives aimed at securing agencies, with CISA leading that way.
From buzzword to White House imperative, zero trust can be a confusing but necessary concept for security strategies.
More education and information-sharing will boost the fight against ransomware, according to federal cyber leaders.
SolarWinds, CISA and the White House issued new information regarding the state of cyber and advised how to better secure critical infrastructure.
Federal agencies can start by applying a zero trust security model to cloud operations.