Cybersecurity

Only 6 Non-Federal Groups Share Cyber Threat Info with Homeland Security

The government’s big idea to bolster the nation’s collective cyber defense isn’t attracting private-sector participants.

Cybersecurity

Bill to Reinstate and Elevate Top Cyber Diplomat Advances from Senate Committee

The Trump administration first removed the position, then combined it with State’s internet governance chief.

Cybersecurity

Cyber Researchers Don’t Think Feds or Congress Can Protect Against Cyberattacks

Only 15 percent of cyber researchers think the U.S. can defend against a critical infrastructure cyberattack, according to a survey.

Cybersecurity

IRS’ Rush to Secure Exposed Taxpayer Data Left It Vulnerable Again

Personal information about more than 350,000 taxpayers was compromised in 2015. Three years later, it’s still not secure.

Cybersecurity

Senate Bill Boosts Homeland Security Cyber Funding

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

Cybersecurity

New Bill Aims to Prevent the Next Kaspersky, ZTE

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

Cybersecurity

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.

CIO Briefing

NDAA, ZTE and the Rest of Congress' Agenda

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

Cybersecurity

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.

Cybersecurity

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.

Cybersecurity

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.

Cybersecurity

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.

Cybersecurity

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.

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky Asks Appeals Court to Reverse Government Ban With a Quickness

The Russian anti-virus company wants to complete the appeal process before a broad government ban takes formal effect in October.

CIO Briefing

Congress Questions Trump's ZTE Deal

Plus the other goodies tucked into the National Defense Authorization Act federal employees need to know.

Cybersecurity

Schumer, Rubio Seek to Reverse Trump Reversal on ZTE Ban

Trump wants to help ZTE as part of a U.S.-China trade deal, but lawmakers say the company’s a national security risk.