NIST selects 18 tech companies for zero-trust demos
The demos will help the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence craft a practice guide with reference designs for agencies.
Biden signs executive order to boost diversity in federal government
Agencies will be required to collect enhanced demographic data about federal employees and work to advance pay equity.
Cyber EO response will involve leaders from every agency, Federal CISO says
Chris DeRusha says his office is working with the Federal CIO and CISO councils to craft new cybersecurity guidance for agencies.
Return to work guidance says agencies should consider embracing a distributed workforce
The Biden Administration says agencies should consider untethering roles from geographic location where possible.
Ransomware Task Force co-chair says a ban on ransom payments would need to be phased
Chris Painter says any such prohibition would likely be accompanied by measures to help cyberattack victims.
Biden administration proposes record $171.3B for R&D across civilian agencies
The proposed sum would come alongside extra funding for research included in the American Jobs Plan.