HHS OIG took the Zero Trust Maturity Model a step further


Gerald Caron says his office developed a functional capabilities model to game out its move to zero trust.

Agencies ‘unprepared’ to protect Americans’ data, Senate investigation finds


A new Senate report draws on 10 years’ worth of inspector general reports at eight agencies, painting a picture of persistent neglect of standard network defense measures.

White House targets federal cybersecurity workforce development in new executive order


The White House wants to create a President’s Cybersecurity Cup competition that “will identify, challenge, and reward the government’s best personnel supporting cybersecurity and cyber excellence."

U.S. Cyber Command shifts its view of success


Success is “not necessarily [about] the department’s outcome,” but is instead about “how can we enable our international partners [and] our domestic partners in industry to be able to defend those things that are critical to our nation’s success.”

Inside the National Guard’s annual ‘Cyber Shield’ drill


Cyber Shield is now in its eighth year and taking place through April 20 at Camp Atterbury in Indiana.

The government’s struggle to simplify its cybersecurity


Cybersecurity simplicity is not that simple withing government.