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Cyber grades bring down agencies’ scores in FITARA 14

The 14th version of the FITARA scorecard shows one agency increased their score, while eight earned lower scores, mostly due to cybersecurity shortcomings.

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Spurred on by Russia, Senate bill carries slew of cyber requirements for agencies, industry

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

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Why no one has gotten to the bottom of the Log4j cybersecurity hole

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(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)FILE - In this April 5, 2009 file photo, the Department of Health and Human Services building is seen in Washington.  A government audit finds that more than 1 in 4 cases of possible sexual and physical abuse against nursing home patients apparently went unreported to police. The Health and Human Services inspector general's office faults Medicare for failing to enforce a federal law that requires nursing homes to immediately notify police.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Data management emerges as a top performance challenge for Health and Human Services

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Agencies entering ‘execution’ phase of Biden’s cyber executive order

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Chairman Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Governmental Affairs Committee hybrid nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 22, 2021, to consider the nominees for Postal Service Governors Anton Hajjar, Amber McReynolds, and Ronald Stroman, along with Kiran Ahuja, the nominee to be Office of Personnel Management Director. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Senate lawmakers introduce FISMA reforms, including cyber incident reporting for agencies, contractors

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Biden cybersecurity leaders back incident reporting legislation as ‘absolutely critical’

Senior officials supported fines for companies that don’t comply with proposed cyber reporting regulations.

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What about those seven departments who remain lax in cybersecurity controls?

For analysis,  Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with senior fellow at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University Will Rinehart.

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The improved Technology Modernization Fund needs other reinforcement

John Zangardi, the former DHS CIO, and Troy Edgar, the former DHS CFO, offer three ways the Biden administration can address long-term IT modernization challenges.

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