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Federal Cybersecurity News and Analysis

News and analysis covering cybersecurity across the U.S. federal government. The increasing digitization of vital information and government services has left key agencies correspondingly vulnerable to data breach by rogue actors and U.S. adversaries. This imperative to safeguard federal IT against malicious intrusion has motivated decision-makers across federal agencies to continue applying breaking cybersecurity methods to core systems.
Officials from CISA, GSA and NIST say information sharing will be key to managing security risks in the supply chain.
The career leader in government IT, deputy federal CIO becomes acting federal CIO and federal CISO.
House Republicans are calling for more congressional oversight of IT modernization and cybersecurity.
CISA aims to prevent major supply chain security incidents like the SolarWinds breach from happening again.
The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center addressed various cybersecurity challenges during the pandemic.
Amid the SolarWinds breach last year and reliance on strong IT infrastructure in the pandemic response, agencies may receive a big bump in IT funding.
CISA is creating a cohesive cybersecurity approach for federal agencies.
Continuous monitoring of assets on a cloud server amplify security and privacy.
The two security methods can enhance overall cybersecurity protocols.
Leaders look to newer focuses in securing their ICT supply chains.
The FBI, CISA and ODNI formed a group to address the most significant cyber breach of the U.S. government in years.
The Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation program provides agencies with tools to mitigate cyber threats.
Good data and good relationships with cloud service providers can ensure maximum use of CDM dashboards.
The dashboards are only as good as the data quality and input.
Cloud-based environments and capabilities have been a key part of Maria Roat's approach.
Agencies should include digital tools in all supply chain security strategies amid growing emerging tech.
CISA and a DHS S&T Center of Excellence will develop a nationwide network of cyber institutes for budding cyber professionals.
Leaders discuss execution of cybersecurity is just as important as modernized systems.
Defense acquisition's top official brief next plans of certifying contractors according to new cybersecurity standards.
The agency's CIO is taking on the challenge of roping in disparate legacy networks and systems into one.