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.
DHS issues emergency order to prevent agency DNS hijacking
The order out of concern that federal agencies could be vulnerable to cyberattacks intended to gain access to the platforms used to manage domain name system (DNS) records.