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Updates to the Critical Infrastructure Information Act are long overdue

The health of the U.S. economy and well-being of our citizens relies on secure critical infrastructure but the Critical Infrastructure Information Act…

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Don’t fear the cyber boogeyman. But take these 5 steps to get your cybersecurity house in order

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In this Wednesday, May 20, 2015 photo, contractors walk past a capacitor bank at an AEP electrical transmission substation in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Security of the electrical grid: Is the government really on top of this nagging risk?

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/TraitovCybersecurity and secure nerwork concept. Data protection, gdrp. Glowing futuristic backround with lock on digital integrated circuit.

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

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS continues rolling out new cyber requirements to transportation sector

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Senators release cyber incident reporting bill, preview FISMA reforms

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AP Photo/Ted ShaffreyColonial Pipeline storage tanks are seen in Woodbridge, N.J., Monday, May 10, 2021. Gasoline futures are ticking higher following a cyberextortion attempt on the Colonial Pipeline, a vital U.S. pipeline that carries fuel from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)

Biden administration eyes mandates under new effort to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity

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Warner says ‘time is now’ for cyber incident reporting legislation

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(AP Photo/Chris Carlson)Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  The operator of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline has confirmed it paid $4.4 million to a gang of hackers who broke into its computer systems. That's according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Colonial Pipeline’s CEO Joseph Blount told the Journal that he authorized the payment after the ransomware attack because the company didn’t know the extent of the damage.   (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

CISA under pressure to put more teeth in cyber requirements following Colonial Pipeline attack

Lawmakers are questioning whether CISA is involved enough in responding to cyber incidents and overseeing the security of critical infrastructure sectors.

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Tanker trucks are parked near the entrance of Colonial Pipeline Company Wednesday, May 12, 2021, in Charlotte, N.C.  Several gas stations in the Southeast reported running out of fuel, primarily because of what analysts say is unwarranted panic-buying among drivers, as the shutdown of a major pipeline by hackers entered its fifth day.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

It only takes one weak link to create unimaginable consequences on life in the U.S.

TalaTek president and chief compliance officer at parent company Cerberus Sentinel, a cybersecurity consulting and managed services firm, talks about what…

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Contracting community asks Congress for more tech funding — again

In today’s Federal Newscast, government contractors are pressing House and Senate leaders to include more funding for federal technology and cybersecurity in the infrastructure package.

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