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.
Improved information-sharing and basic cyber hygiene are some methods that can prevent major security breaches.
Agencies officials discuss the progress and opportunities in areas like data, security, AI, IOT and workforce.
GAO offers a unique perspective on IT challenges faced by the federal register over the past year.
Migrating to the cloud securely does not have to hinder optimal workflows.
Amid growing cybersecurity concerns, it will take more than legislation to prevent risks in the supply chain.
Cyber officials discussed their priorities and what federal agencies should focus on this year.
The agency provides a look at how the risks with 5G impact supply chain and uncover new vulnerabilities.
With AI and software increasingly becoming embedded in hardware, security is evermore essential.
With all the options out there, the federal government ran into unique interoperability and security issues with communication software.
Bringing cutting-edge commercial cyber solutions to military partners quickly can help government's workforce gap while tackling pipeline challenges.
Agencies can approach security in hybrid cloud environments, including SaaS and IaaC.
IT and security leaders at USDA, DOE and USPTO share recent efforts to bolster their cyber stature.
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.