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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.
With the rise of 5G networks, interoperable EHRs and connected medical devices, security is paramount.
The report, to be issued March 11, will outline a national and allied effort to defend in cyberspace.
Key topics include election security, workforce and building public trust.
Key takeaways include the value of partnerships and the importance of cloud security training.
The agency encourages organizations to engage with the framework and contribute to the standards' evolution.
A layered defense approach won’t work anymore — zero trust is necessary as the Defense Department moves to the cloud.
A CTO, CDO and CISO plus a federal appointee are moving on to other opportunities.
CIOs and CISOs should have a role in driving policy changes and technical changes.
The CIO pitches a strategy to uniformly modernize an otherwise federated and globally dispersed agency.
Agencies find opportunity in increasing diversity within cyber programs and leveraging shared services.
CIOs from DHA, HHS and CMS give the scoop on how they’re bolstering their agencies’ health IT.
The new assistant director brings artificial intelligence background to the agency.
The agency encourages all organizations to review its cyber and physical security procedures.
Information-sharing and defending health care from threats are some security initiatives at the agency.
Cybersecurity and emerging technologies were key in the agency's 2019 IT advancements.
An emphasis on cybersecurity boosts DHS from a D-minus to B FITARA score in half a year.
IT leaders recommend identifying use cases to apply the technology.
HHS is making strides in innovating its cybersecurity posture through its approach to recurrent neural networks and beyond.
The health agency is prioritizing these areas amid the many technological solutions DHA seeks.
'Aptitude' is among government's top focus for potential recruits.