House bill would require IoT cybersecurity training for federal employees
The Office of Management and Budget would ensure the training if a new House bill becomes law.
USDA consolidating SOC functions, personnel
CISO Venice Goodwine has placed an emphasis on standardizing position descriptions in an effort to develop a workforce that can support new cyber capabilities.
Let’s Talk About IT Ep. 6 — Continuous monitoring for Cybersecurity Awareness Month
In this episode, sponsored by Cloudera and Intel, FedScoop chats with DHS's Kevin Cox and Cloudera's Simon Elliston Ball.
CDM’s agency cyber risk scores will be relative, at least initially
The scores won't be public, though, "because we know adversaries will be looking to see which agencies are having problems," says Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program manager Kevin Cox.
Companion CDM bill to be introduced in House
The legislation would codify the Department of Homeland Security’s program for monitoring federal networks and require the agency to regularly update continuous monitoring tools.
Integration of app vetting with EMM is still an ’emerging’ option for agencies, report says
App vetting solutions, in particular, vary in their strengths and weaknesses, so it's up to agencies to determine what meets their needs.