CBP will implement long-mandated biometric exit at airports, official says
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is finally addressing the 15-year-old-plus legislative mandate to check the identity of departing foreign visitors using biometrics, CBP Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner John Wagner said Thursday.
Government not ‘sitting on hundreds of zero days,’ former NSA official says
“We disclose something like 90 percent of the vulnerabilities we find,” said Richard Ledgett.
OMB to take central role implementing cyber executive order, acting U.S. CIO says
The White House Office of Management and Budget will be at the center of the Trump administration’s move to modernize and secure federal computer networks, the government’s senior-most IT official said Wednesday.
The case for multi-factor authentication in NIST’s cyber framework
“Right now, you have a situation where Teen Vogue is recommending [two-factor identity authentication, or] 2FA and the [National Institute for Standards and Technology] Cybersecurity Framework isn’t."
New DARPA program seeks cybersecurity through hardware design
Pentagon scientists say they could stop 40 percent of current cyberattacks by producing secure computer chips.
Cybersecurity takes a quiet role in DHS secretary’s loose outline of priorities
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly laid out the new administration’s priorities for his department Tuesday, listing cybersecurity alongside defending the nation’s borders and stopping terrorist attacks — but providing far fewer details about the online defensive mission than about the other two.