NIST computer scientist Scott Rose said the publication is meant to help generate a “conceptual framework” for agencies and cybersecurity experts to apply zero trust principles within their enterprise.
For 23 years, he’s been a steady, even-handed overseer of cybersecurity as exercised by federal agencies. Now he’s decided to call it a career.
OPM Director Dale Cabaniss sent a memo to agencies detailing ways they can evaluate current employees for reskilling or candidates to hire to fill critical cybersecurity positions.
Whether generated by coal, gas, hydro or wind, electricity has to travel over wires. Years after the danger was identified, the bulk power transmission grid in the United States is still highly vulnerable to cyber attacks.
Carrie Cordero at the Center for a New American Security argues that Congressional oversight of federal cybersecurity is too much of a patchwork and ought to be consolidated.
The Center for Cybersecurity Policy and Law, a nonprofit focused on federal cyber policies, released a white paper with three recommendations for how to improve FedRAMP as well as allow for more innovation in the cloud security marketplace.
Stacy Bostjanick, the director of the CMMC policy office in the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, said the first set of third-party assessment organizations should be in place by late summer in preparation for the first set of procurements requiring the cyber standards this fall.
The Transportation Security Administration said it won’t allow employees to use the China-owned video app TikTok to create social media posts for the agency after the Senate’s top Democrat raised concerns about potential national security issues.
Federal agencies need a better security posture in the cloud and that starts with achieving better visibility into what applications their employees are using, and how they’re using them.
The Defense Information Systems Agency sent out letters to people impacted by a data breach that exposed personal information like social security numbers.
In what was lightning speed in Pentagon terms, the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification is out. For an update, we spoke with law firm RJO partner Bob Metzger.
Federal help to local jurisdictions must come with trust.
The caucuses in Iowa showed it doesn’t require foreign adversaries or political enemies to screw up voting.
AppGate Federal Group President Greg Touhill joined host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss Zero Trust, cybersecurity and how to reduce the attack surface for federal information technology.