OPM makes competing for cybersecurity talent a priority

The director recently signed off on "critical" pay increases for a couple of cyber positions to keep pace with other agencies.

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Army awards Cole Engineering Services $957.7M cyber training contract

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The contract includes support for "blue team" cybersecurity personnel who work to identify vulnerabilities and protect core assets.

Cybersecurity expert warns over foreign influence in Senate FedRAMP hearing

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Chain Security CEO Jeff Stern says his company identified at least one case in which a FedRAMP assessor was operated by a foreign entity.

CISA interested in protective email service for .gov domain

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CISA wants a service that secures email traffic while conducting threat hunting and incident response.

How the Army prepared for Project Convergence with a virtual lab

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The Joint Systems Integration Laboratory played a new and integral role ahead of the major test event in Yuma.

GAO calls on CISA to review support programs for communications sector

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The watchdog says CISA has not updated its resilience plan for the sector since 2015.

SBA working toward trust algorithm as part of its zero-trust architecture

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The algorithm will rate the risk of network activity in real time before granting or denying access to agency assets like data.

NSA, CISA call on 5G cloud operators to cryptographically isolate network containers

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The agencies say it is crucial for data in memory to have the same protections as data at rest.

Federal CISO teases idea of a USDS-like program to attract cyber talent

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Chris DeRusha says he is toying with the idea of a tour-of-duty model to attract cybersecurity talent to government.

CISA working group assessing cyber risks to space infrastructure

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CISA's working group will emulate the public-private partnership used to protect pipeline operators.

CISA issues cybersecurity incident, vulnerability response playbooks for federal agencies

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The new operational guidance spells out threat monitoring and emergency communication requirements.