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White House reviewing agency zero trust cybersecurity plans

The plans describe how each agency proposes to adopt a zero trust architecture by the end of fiscal year 2024.

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

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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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GSA, Education, USAID receive ‘As’ on FITARA scorecard

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Federal unions’ OPM lawsuits heading back to court

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employee unions are heading back to court to pursue their cases against the Office of Personnel Management over the…

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‘Major’ cyber breach of 44,000 FDIC customers triggered by former employee’s mistake

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, says a former FDIC employee breached the information of 44,000…

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Jane Holl Lute, President and CEO, Council on Cybersecurity

The Senate would like to grant new powers to federal chief information officers and update federal IT laws that haven’t gotten much attention for the past dozen years. Those are a couple of the effects of new legislation the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs approved recently. One of the bills is the Senate version of the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act — the other is an update to the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, which Senators have been trying to modify for…

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