Colonial 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)

Cybersecurity executive order or fire drill?

At 8,000-plus words, this executive order is as much a term paper as it is a call to action.

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CISA gives agencies 90 days to further harden networks against Microsoft email threat

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FILE - The U.S. Treasury Department building viewed from the Washington Monument, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Washington. Hackers got into computers at the U.S. Treasury Department and possibly other federal agencies, touching off a government response involving the National Security Council. Security Council spokesperson John Ullyot said Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 that the government is aware of reports about the hacks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, file)

US agencies hacked in monthslong global cyberspying campaign

Hackers broke into the networks of the Treasury and Commerce departments as part of a global cyberespionage campaign revealed just days after a leading…

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Kris Lovejoy, Ernst and Young Global Advisory Cybersecurity Leader

Has the pandemic set agencies back in the cybersecurity fight?

When it comes to cybersecurity federal agencies, along with many large organizations and small ones, are still digging out of the cybersecurity hole.

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A cyber cautionary tale: Unnamed agency suffers sophisticated, possibly nation state, attack

Industry cyber experts say the unnamed agency failed to secure their networks with basic cyber hygiene steps and ended up becoming the latest victim of a sophisticated cyber attack.

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