New Army intel unit having big impact on recently established ‘triad’

The Army's Cyber Military Intelligence Group is providing important insights for a new triad between Army Cyber Command, Army Space and Missile Defense Command and Army Special Operations Command.

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NOAA evaluating multi-factor authentication for apps and devices

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Chief information officer Zach Goldstein tells FedScoop the agency plans to launch a Cloud Program Management Office in fiscal 2023.

Army adding more cyber teams

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The Army will be building two more cyber mission force teams for U.S. Cyber Command this year, according to a top official.

Army piloting new offensive cyber course for US Cyber Command

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The initiative is about six months to a year from being operational, according to the commander of the Army Cyber Center of Excellence.

Army lesson from Ukraine war: cyber, EW capabilities not decisive on their own

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The Army has observed from operations in Ukraine that cyber and electronic warfare alone aren't enough to be decisive in conflict.

Report: Agencies ahead of industry implementing zero-trust security

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About 86% of agencies increased their zero-trust budgets and 66% implemented multi-factor authentication, according to an Okta-commissioned report.

NIST post-quantum algorithm candidate’s future uncertain, with second attack proposed

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Researchers on Monday proposed an attack on SIKE they say “significantly reduces” the algorithm's security by solving it with torsion.

Federal CIO Council working group addressing zero trust funding challenges: CISA cyber official

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The Interagency Zero Trust Leadership Steering Group will tackle the funding challenges that federal IT leaders face.

FEMA, FCC warn emergency alert system vulnerable to hacking

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FEMA issued an advisory to broadcasters after learning the exploit may be demonstrated at the DEF CON hacking conference in Las Vegas.

Lack of identity engineers hinders agencies’ MFA adoption

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A new generation of identity talent is needed to usher in factors beyond PIC and CAC cards, cyber experts say.

IRS looks to boost security of federal tax information through computer reviews

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A new task order is intended to help ensure that outside entities are protecting the federal tax information they receive from IRS.