National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
VPNs pose challenges for agencies sustaining remote work
Some agencies lacked enough licenses early in the pandemic, and now they're looking to segment data as cybercriminals exploit the network access the afford.
GSA extends login.gov access to states and localities
A caveat: Authentication and identity proofing services must be used to access federally funded programs.
New guidelines from NIST on how to avoid cyberattacks from a nation-state
The new Special Publication 800-172 builds upon the oft-cited SP 800-171.
FBI awards $13.5M risk assessment contract in move to CIA clouds
Telos Corporation has a $13.5 million contract from the bureau to integrate its Xacta solution — which is already used by the CIA — with the FBI's clouds.
Industry urges agencies to accelerate zero trust adoption after SolarWinds hack
Zero-trust security couldn't stop the SolarWinds hack, but it could, and did, mitigate the damage, according to cyber experts.
2020 in review: AI and quantum see more White House attention
Concerns of being outcompeted by China saw the White House push for doubled funding and trustworthy principles.