Defending critical assets from increasing security threats

HHS is moving toward a zero trust architecture, collecting information on where it may be vulnerable and refining its approach.

PNNL researchers are tasked with protecting critical infrastructure to prevent and mitigate the damage that could be done from a cyber-attack on software, firmware and the networks that they operate on. The laboratory’s goal is to create the ability to detect potential threats and protect systems from attacks that sometimes originate in the firmware directly from manufacturers.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is concentrating on its people above its technology in its IT modernization and cybersecurity efforts.