Can a Small Business Take Over DISA’s $1B Perimeter Security Contract?

The defense agency issued two RFIs asking small and disadvantaged businesses whether they can support the Gateway Security program.

On the Theft and Reuse of Advanced Offensive Cyber Weapons

Last year, North Korea and Russia used a vulnerability stolen from the U.S. government to conduct the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks.

Senate Bill Boosts Homeland Security Cyber Funding

The bill increases spending on Homeland Security’s Einstein and Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation cyber systems.

New Bill Aims to Prevent the Next Kaspersky, ZTE

The bill would establish an interagency commission to help vet supply chain cybersecurity risks.

Trade Tensions With Allies Not Affecting Cyber, Top Diplomat Says

The State Department’s focus now is punishing nations that violate cyber norms, not pushing new norms, the State Department’s Robert Strayer says.

NDAA, ZTE and the Rest of Congress' Agenda

Congress and the executive branch continue wrestling over Chinese telecom ZTE.

FTC Suggests Considering Security Disclosure Rules for Connected-Device Makers

If the Consumer Product Safety Commission required IoT makers to outline their security protections, the Federal Trade Commission could go after false claims.

Nearly All Major Agencies Are on Governmentwide Cyber Threat Dashboard

So far, 20 of 23 major agencies are plugged into the dashboard. The last three should be on by the end of July.

Are Federal Cyber Workers Up to Snuff? Many Agencies Don't Know.

Some still aren’t sure who counts as a cyber worker and who doesn’t.

DISA Plans to Change How Pentagon Employees Browse the Internet

Officials are looking to isolate the internet from agency networks by pushing web browsing to the cloud.

Trump Administration Adds to Top Cyber Ranks

The Senate confirmed a cyber lead at Homeland Security and Trump nominated a government veteran to lead cyber at the Energy Department.

The State Department’s New Cyber Reports Miss the Point Entirely

Amid a crisis in U.S. cyber policy, a pair of reports on deterrence and international engagement offer recycled ideas.

Here’s How That $380 Million in Election Security Funding Is Being Spent

State election officials are mostly using new election security money to shore up the basics.

How Using Open Wi-Fi Could Get Safer

A standard called Enhanced Open aims to make using free networks more secure than it is now.

Interior IG: Nation’s Dams Safe From Hacks But Vulnerable to Insider Threats

An inspector general review exposes significant weaknesses to dam cybersecurity that have grown more serious over time.

Lawmakers Take Another Shot at Transforming Trump Cyber Policy

Proposed amendments to the Senate’s defense authorization bill would reinstate the White House cyber coordinator and require a White House cyber strategy.