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Improving detection of cyber vulnerabilities, incidents

To improve detecting cybersecurity vulnerabilities and incidents, Section 7 of President Joe Biden’s cybersecurity executive order requires agencies to…

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A former cyber diplomat says the government needs to refresh its thinking about response to foreign attacks

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(Joshua Roberts/Pool via AP)Alejandro Mayorkas, nominee to be Secretary of Homeland Security, testifies in Washington

Senate report advocates FISMA reforms after finding slow progress on agency cybersecurity

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)A U.S. military aide carries the

DoD looking into what happens if the most important briefcase in the world goes missing

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Mark Warner

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

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DoD’s plan for contractor cybersecurity lacks a few things, money’s only one of them

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Federal CISO DeRusha: FISMA report details a key part of cyber roadmap

Chris DeRusha, the federal chief information security officer, said the annual Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report to Congress further…

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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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IT modernization and cybersecurity are nearly one and the same now. What comes next?

Chris Kubic, the former chief information security officer at the National Security Agency, said a shared or a centralized cyber service could help get this job done faster.

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