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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.
Why not turn to the crowd for some ideas?
The role has been vacant for 18 months.
The first CyberCast episode explores how cyber relies on proper risk management.
We made a list of the top priorities, in case he needs one.
Cross-sector bidirectional information sharing will help DHS address critical infrastructure risk.
DOD's Acting Principal Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity Thomas Michelli lays out the department’s cyberpriorities and how industry can help.
With midterms quickly approaching, DHS launches coalitions, task forces and governmentwide initiatives to thwart another Russian election meddling.
Former first federal CISO explains the state of cyber in government, says we’re still 9 years behind schedule.
But at times, the urgency to detecting threats is too great to wait, and machine learning algorithms are the answer.
The technology holds the promise of making information more secure and more sharable while giving patients more control over it.
DHS is looking past information sharing to a complete cross-sector shared critical warning system for cyberthreat indicators.
Strategy and culture are key to the Education Department’s holistic approach to cybersecurity.
Military leaders pay white hat hackers $3,000 to identify bugs
Govies show the riskiest behavior in social media use, physical security and mobile computing.
And if you think a compliance checklist means your system is secure, you’re wrong.
These days, just about anybody can have the digital equivalent of nukes.
Public-private partnerships crucial to countering digital attacks.
But what exactly those measures mean is unclear.
Rounding up tech-related news from one of the biggest information security conferences.