CISA and HHS look to help the health sector ramp up cyber hygiene

Agency resources are intended to address the longstanding challenges health systems and hospitals have faced from increasingly advanced cyberattacks.

CISA needs more money and less red tape, report says

Bureaucracy and dispersed authorities hinder the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's ability to carry out its mission as network cyber lead, according to an analysis from the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

CISA ramps up efforts to shift cybersecurity responsibilities onto software developers

The nation’s cyber defense agency released new guidance alongside 17 domestic and international partners.

US cyber agencies in 'very close contact' with Israel after unprecedented Hamas attacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is “working in partnership” with Israeli cyber forces to thwart cyberattacks, a top official said on Thursday.

CISA collaborative weighs in on open source software security

The public-private Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative called on the open source software community to further invest in the development of secure software, tools and technologies.

New CISA, NSA guidance highlights pain points in identity and security management

A public-private working panel recommends vendors invest more in security measures like multifactor authentication.

CISA launches ‘Secure Our World’ Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This year looks to be bigger than ever, due in no small part to the massive uptick in cyberattacks across the board.

Democrats fear cyberattacks as government shutdown looms

Lawmakers are expressing concerns that the shutdown could radically hinder the work of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency in responding to major ransomware incidents and other digital intrusions. 

US, Japan warn of China-backed hackers lurking in networking gear

The joint advisory cautioned that a China-backed threat group called BlackTech is exploiting weaknesses in routers to hack government and industrial targets.

Ransomware group's evolving tactics pose growing threat

A joint advisory from the FBI and the nation’s cyber defense agency warns that a persistent threat actor is advancing its tactics and targeting critical infrastructure sectors.

Federal cyber operations face challenges as government shutdown looms

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will retain about one-sixth of its workforce in the event of a partial government shutdown, according to its current plan.

CISA’s new roadmap aims to fortify open source software security

The nation’s cyber defense agency wants to play a key role in hardening the broader open source software security ecosystem.

Amid shutdown anxiety, federal agencies are running up against an IT security deadline

While budget negotiations play out on Capitol Hill, federal agency CIOs are also on the clock to ensure the bulk of their information technology is reported through the CDM program.

CISA plans new 'secure-by-design' guidance

The nation’s cyber defense agency is continuing to drive a major effort to shift security responsibilities from users to software providers.

CISA seeks vendor commitments to boost cybersecurity in K-12 schools

The nation’s cyber defense agency is building onto White House efforts to secure schools' systems nationwide with the help of major education software companies.

Russian cyber group unleashes new malware campaign on Ukrainian military targets

A new report says a cyber threat actor within Russia’s military intelligence service leveraged a novel malware campaign targeting Android devices used by the Ukrainian military.

More than 1,000 federal system flaws fixed via CISA's bug reporting platform

The nation’s cyber defense agency is scaling up a key program that gives federal agencies a chance to remediate vulnerabilities before they can be exploited.