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.
CIO Suzette Kent and others provide updates about recruitment and shared service programs.
Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the range of threats is too big for any one organization to fight alone.
As a global shortage of cybersecurity professionals grows, the government looks to expand pool of applicants.
The agency plans ways to incorporate user feedback and security testing throughout the development process.
Representative Will Hurd continues to advocate for federal IT reform, including for AI, cybersecurity and telecommunications, in 116th Congress.
Adoption of a commercial electronic health record will allow for fast adoption of emerging tech at the Defense Health Agency.
Pat Flanders discusses the work DHA is doing behind its electronic health record system and the areas of improvements in recent years.
Floor demonstrations and announcements include a cybersecurity best practices guide, wearable devices and more.
While mobile devices present greater access for agency workforces, they open up opportunities for cyberattacks.
Installing a fiber-optic network for surveillance technology can also help the digital divide, plus other news.
The two disciplines used to run parallel, but federal officials are finding themselves having to create the processes and policies that protect health data and systems.
This year, industry saw many technologies like AI and cybersecurity at work in the federal sphere and beyond.
The nature of AI programs could breed Trojans, a problem the IARPA is addressing with an upcoming program.
The bill creates a bug bounty program and establishes vulnerability reporting policy.
Artificial intelligence is setting up shop in just about every aspect of government operations, and it’s just getting started.
New committee leadership will oversee investments in AI and cybersecurity programs.
Grant Schneider joins Cybercast to discuss the national cyber strategy, acquisition and more.
Assistant Secretary Evans speaks with Cybercast about the next generation of secure energy systems
Federal IT leaders debate the utility of blockchain.