DOJ expects whistleblowers to play ‘significant role’ in False Claims Act cases against contractors
Senior official Brian Boynton says the enforcement action will help spur contractors and grantees to comply with cybersecurity requirements.
CISA issues third TIC use case covering remote users
The document provides guidance for the configuration of data flows including for secure remote user access to a campus.
OMB provides agencies with guidance on accelerating endpoint detection and response
Agencies have 90 days to grant CISA access to existing endpoint monitoring solutions.
CDM program evolving to help agencies make sense of their data
Lately CDM dashboards have flagged more vulnerabilities than understaffed agencies can readily fix, requiring prioritization.
OMB opts for zero trust goals in lieu of impossible deadline
Chris DeRusha says FISMA reform goes hand-in-hand with the draft strategy document.
FISMA reform bill amendment cuts agency breach notification period to 72 hours
The proposed timeline for government departments to notify Congress of a breach has been brought into line with private sector disclosure requirements.
FISMA reform bill would require CISA to assign advisers to work with agency CIOs
Under current proposals CISA’s director would have 120 days to designate a cybersecurity official to work directly with each agency.
FISMA reform bill would require agencies to notify Congress of cyber breaches within 5 days
The legislative proposals would introduce strict new reporting requirements for senior government IT leaders.
Bill to create cybersecurity workforce rotational program passes House
The legislation is intended to increase talent exchange between the federal government and private sector.
Zero trust adoption ‘really is a journey’ for agencies, says CISA head Jen Easterly
Federal technology experts have just two more days to comment on CISA’s zero trust guidance for federal agencies.