Lawmakers say they fear cybersecurity mitigation efforts are taking a backseat to the mounting pile of IT modernization initiatives ongoing at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Senators asked VA for a response to foreign information operations targeting veterans as the House held its first hearing on the issue.
The reality is that disinformation is constantly around us, and as the 2020 election ramps up, so too will the disinformation campaigns.
Agencies are looking at putting prospective hires to the test at cyber competitions and building momentum behind efforts to reskill current federal employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, relocation notices went out to 159 employees at the Bureau of Land Management yesterday.
A consortium of competing suppliers dubbed ‘Oasis’ wants to bring interoperability and data sharing across their products.
An analysis by the Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation’s IG found the cybersecurity program to be ineffective, but it’s not as bad as it sounds.
Less than a year out from the 2020 election, state and local election security officials are gearing up to defend against cyber threats.
GAO and the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee released annual reports highlighting continued decreases in bid protests, by 16%, and in the number of companies suspended or debarred.
At the annual Defense Information Systems Agency’s forecast to industry, executives told more than 1,000 contractors about plans to expand the browser isolation pilot and test the use of blockchain for logistics.
Hosted by Dr. Richard Shurtz and Jim Russ, and sponsored by Stratford University. Google Chrome offers a patch for zero-day vulnerability.
The National Guard is trying to protect state cyber networks and ensure election security.
NASCIO celebrated 50th anniversary with over 850 CIOs and IT vendors in Nashville, Tennessee. Virginia’s CIO had the latest details on its enterprise IT outsourcing agreement, while Massachusetts’ CIO discussed its daily 500 million network intruder pings.
Chris Krebs, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at DHS, said recent ransomware attacks on Baltimore, Louisiana and Texas brought to light the need for a more coordinated federal, state, local and private sector response to cyber attacks.