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.
Zero trust and infrastructure security measures gain traction across government.
Tech modernization and the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic have pushed major agencies to embrace IT security that protects against newfound vulnerabilities.
Federal cybersecurity leaders are seeking to protect critical assets through supply chain security and new standards.
The White House's cyber chief outlined some of his priorities as he works to stand up and define how the new office will collaborate on a cybersecurity strategy.
Cybersecurity is a challenge in hybrid cloud environments with disparate missions.
The newly announced joint cyber effort is the latest in a series of new initiatives aimed at securing agencies, with CISA leading that way.
Best practices include multi-factor authentication and a 'least-privileged' model of managing mobile functions and protecting data.
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.
As most agencies remain unchanged across their FITARA scores, Martorana wants to bolster cyber and TMF resources.
Rob Wood's goals aim to uplift innovation, enablement, agility and flexibility.
Department of Homeland Security teams are working to make aging IT infrastructure interoperable and ready for 5G emerging technology.
A GSA IT modernization lead highlights importance of governance, security, training and more during all stages of cloud migration.
Eric Hysen brings his experience at USCIS to a reimagined office focused on cybersecurity and data management.
Easterly brings a plethora of offensive cyber and information warfare experience, suggesting a more aggressive cyber focus for the agency.
Cyber vulnerabilities in federal agencies' supply chains aren't going away any time soon, and addressing them will take a consistent, concentrated effort.