Cybersecurity Executive Order
Accelerate government’s zero trust journey with cloud native security
The increased pace and boldness of cyberattacks has government leaders evaluating existing security investments and prioritizing the implementation of zero trust architectures.
FITARA scores mostly stay firm, with TMF and cyber EO changes looming
A total of 18 agencies maintained their grades, four improved them and two saw downgrades, but the next scorecard could get a facelift.
DHS applied for TMF funding for 4 projects, CIO Hysen says
Hysen intends to make the department an 'active user' of the Technology Modernization Fund.
Biden cyber executive order reignites push to cloud, zero trust
The Biden administration issued a long-awaited cybersecurity executive order Wednesday that, among other things, requires federal agencies to develop an implementation plan for a zero-trust architecture for security.
OMB: Three-quarters of agencies struggling to keep up with cyber risks
OMB found that 71 of 96 agencies reviewed were not effectively managing risk, requiring “bold approaches” to secure their networks.
DHS’s West to retire at the end of May
DHS officials confirmed that Barry West, deputy CIO and senior accountable official for risk management, will retire from the department on May 31.