Senators urge ‘flexibility’ administering Technology Modernization Fund
Administrators must consider increasing staffing levels, adjusting project selection criteria and reconsidering repayment terms for agencies, according to their letter.
Senate bill looks to boost AI talent in government
Students studying AI would receive scholarships upon agreeing to work in the public sector to start.
CISA shifting focus to monitoring the insides of networks for cyberthreats
Intrusion detection systems like EINSTEIN were never designed to stop supply chain attacks and need to be supplemented, said CISA's acting director.
Senate bill would modernize government response to agency cyberattacks
A new bill would set requirements for agencies to report cybersecurity breaches to Congress and impacted people.
Use of a cyber risk framework would be mandatory for agencies under Senate bill
The Office of Management and Budget has avoided issuing guidance absent legislation, so as not to choose one framework over another.
Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate
The intent is not only to help fill specific gaps in the workforce, but also to help agencies recruit and retain employees who otherwise might choose Silicon Valley over the government.