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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Cybersecurity simplicity is not that simple withing government.

DHS issues emergency order to prevent agency DNS hijacking

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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.

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