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.
Cybersecurity leaders across government point to penetration testing as a solution to identifying many IT vulnerabilities.
The best method for health data security and protecting patient privacy may be to start fresh.
Assistant Director for Cybersecurity Jeanette Manfra talks through the newest agency's focus areas and mission.
Leads from innovators and fast followers discuss implementing cutting-edge technologies and practices.
Information security veteran emphasizes the need to move past a detection-based model to a mathematically predictive model.
Leaders from DOJ and ODNI discuss their strategies to protect personal data and communications integrity.
The National Cyber Protection Team leader explains how our nation's military and beyond can stay ahead of security threats.
Agencies across the federal government offer programs to stoke interest in federal cybersecurity careers.
Associate Director for Cybersecurity Jeanette Manfra outlines the three pillars for ICS security.
New tech has a place, but agencies should be mindful of security risks.
Agency heads say prioritizing what data to encrypt will prevent further roadblocks to accessibility.
Federal employees from all fields are encouraged to apply before the May 15th deadline.
Commercial practices illuminate a new method for technology development.
Leaders in government and industry iterate importance of cybersecurity in modernizing veteran health care.
Protecting the nation's critical mission systems requires support from everyone involved.
This year's executive plan is all about "action and impact" for IT modernization, according to Federal CIO Suzette Kent.
This year's efforts include new monitoring tools and recruitment strategies.
Advances in cloud computing and mobile data require a new approach to protecting federal networks.
CIO Suzette Kent and others provide updates about recruitment and shared service programs.