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.
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.
Department of Homeland Security teams are working to make aging IT infrastructure interoperable and ready for 5G emerging technology.
Federal agencies have refined their cybersecurity practices to adapt to both newfound threats and the broad shift to remote work.
Transitioning to 5G is a key strategy for federal agencies' network modernization efforts, but the next generation of communication comes with unique supply chain hazards.
As cyber crime explodes, cyber experts and federal cyber leaders insist on systemic change.
DHS and CISA want to lead the federal register and private industry by example.
DHS is working to secure supply chains and leverage new standardization to protect IT networks.