Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
CISA launches contest to identify top cyber talent in government
The winning person or team is eligible for up to a $50,000 bonus from their home agency.
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.
CDM deserves more support from Congress, senators say
John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., introduced the Advancing Cybersecurity CDM Act, which would make the program law.
DHS official calls for better info-sharing with state and local governments
While federal agencies are getting better at working with state and local authorities, they face an ongoing challenge of staying ahead of an evolving threat landscape, said DHS's Rick Driggers.
DHS awards $276M contract for CDM dashboard
The overall purpose, a DHS official said, is to "provide actionable information to allow agencies to 'fix the worst problems first'" across their networks.