Internet of Things
New NSA cyber directorate prioritizes standards for security of military’s emerging tech
Director Anne Neuberger said the directorate is putting a renewed focus on developing security standards, particularly around emerging tech like 5G, cloud, distributed ledger and more.
House bill would require IoT cybersecurity training for federal employees
The Office of Management and Budget would ensure the training if a new House bill becomes law.
DOE teams with industry on pipeline cybersecurity
Questions have been raised about TSA's process for updating pipeline security guidelines and whether it's even the right agency for the job.
More federal agencies eye nontraditional tech procurement
From the National Science Foundation to the Department of Homeland Security, agencies want to tap into startup talent and speed blockchain and cyber solutions to market.
Lawmakers question proposed budget cuts, layoffs at NIST
Also: an update on the institute's forthcoming Privacy Framework.
BlackBerry boosts U.S. government practice with new subsidiary
The company launched BlackBerry Government Solutions last week in downtown D.C., independently dedicated to serving agencies with FedRAMP-compliant cloud offerings.