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White House leaders see ‘momentum’ in ambitious federal cybersecurity overhaul

The federal chief information security officer says the zero trust strategy is helping cyber leaders make the case for specific investments in the 2024 budget.

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White House releases post-SolarWinds federal software security requirements

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Zero Trust Cyber Exchange: Federal CISO Chris DeRusha on state of zero trust efforts

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Leaders cite progress under cyber EO, but lawmakers press for more amid persistent threats

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Final zero trust strategy both prescriptive, flexible enough to achieve end goals

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Congress wants to overhaul FISMA. Agencies are already measuring security differently

The White House revised cybersecurity metrics for agencies this year, with a major focus on multifactor authentication, security testing, and cyber workforce.

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After turbulent cyber year, agencies enter 2022 with fresh security crisis on hand

Log4j will keep agencies busy into the new year, but experts say the federal enterprise made progress a year after SolarWinds.

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New FISMA guidance strikes familiar cyber tune, but can OMB change out the instruments?

The Office of Management and Budget released the annual Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) guidance with a focus on risk-based, data-drive decisions.

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