CISA thinks of itself as the nation’s risk advisor. To that end, Director Chris Krebs shared five areas of focus for the next few years, and six tips for a successful cybersecurity program.
CISA’s emergency directive gives agencies mere days to assess the scope of the vulnerability to its systems, and 10 days to patch or remedy all its affected endpoints.
A new report from the president’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council has urged CISA and its government partners to consolidate its multiple information-sharing and supply chain risk management endeavors.
CISA and OMB will require civilian agencies to develop vulnerability disclosure policies, allowing outside experts who have “seen something” that looks like a cyber weakness to “say something” to those who can fix it.
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.
Later this month, the FCC is set to vote on new rules that are likely to all-but-prohibit ZTE and Huawei equipment on U.S. commercial telecom networks.
CISA will give agency and industry partners an opportunity to compare notes on the best way to securely share cyber threat information.
The National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019 toolkit includes advice in 13 areas, from social media bots to smart home devices such as door locks.
Federal Chief Information Security Officer Grant Schneider, speaking Thursday at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s summit, said agencies have “come a long way” on cybersecurity. He pointed to overall higher Federal Information Security Management…
Anne Neuberger, the director of cybersecurity at NSA, said the new cybersecurity directorate is expected to reach initial operational capability on Oct. 1 and full operational capability by Dec. 31.