Cyber Defense

Two GSA Contract Management Sites Will Be Down For Two Days

Contractor portals eOffer and eMod will be offline for two days in March as the General Services Administration switches to a new log-in method with added security.

The Transition to TIC 3.0: Ensuring Agency Readiness for Network Modernization

IT and security teams will need the right building blocks to accommodate a range of use cases.

DIU Scaling Up Commercial Cyber Threat Deception Platform

The innovation group extended an other transaction agreement with cybersecurity firm CounterCraft with an eye to moving to a production contract in the coming months.

Official: Reciprocity Memos on DOD’s Cybersecurity Certification Program Are Ready

Prospective contractors will get credit toward the requirement for approvals by three existing public and private auditing programs.

CISA Shares Specs for Threat-Hunting Solution

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission is now pushing the Biden administration to require the same thing for companies serving the Defense Department.

The Role AI Plays in Safeguarding Government Data

Government agencies need to pivot to better filter and monitor incoming threats and data with velocity, efficiency and optimization.

Defense Secretary Nominee Says Hack Perpetrators ‘Should be Held Accountable’

Gen. Lloyd Austin committed to conducting a review of defense cyber operations, if confirmed.

State Department Approves Creation of Cyber Bureau

The Cyberspace Security and Emerging Technologies Bureau will address national security- and diplomatic-related tech issues.

Trump Plan for Maritime Cybersecurity Would Introduce Procurement Requirements

The outgoing administration added items to federal agencies’ to-do lists, noting rising threats to the sector.

Next-Generation Program Protection: The Next Federal Cybersecurity Challenge

As the government aims to buy more innovative products, we must make critical advancements in program protection. 

In a Zero Trust World, Compliance Doesn’t Equal Security

An agency can run a completely compliant network and still be breached by a trusted user’s account being exposed.

Trump Officials Deliver Plan to Split Up Cyber Command, NSA

An end to the “dual hat” arrangement has been debated for years — but the timing raises questions. The plan requires Milley's certification to move ahead.

DIU, CISA Team Up to Coordinate Cybersecurity Tech Investments

The Defense and Homeland Security departments agreed to develop cybersecurity technologies for national security applications together.

Why Certain Cybersecurity Provisions Made it into the NDAA and Others Didn’t  

An effort to establish a public-private collaboration environment was cut from the final bill but a controversial insurance provision was retained.