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

Log4j, the most visible cybersecurity threat since Solar Winds, has organizations scrambling to find and fix instances of certain software.

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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’

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Breaking down FITARA’s cyber scores: How do we raise the grade?

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DC area lawmakers hope to block funding for BLM move

In today’s Federal Newscast, a group of D.C. area Democrats in the House are hoping to block any funding meant for the relocation of the Bureau of Land…

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VA cites slow progress in moving the needle on longstanding cyber concerns

Lawmakers say they fear cybersecurity mitigation efforts are taking a backseat to the mounting pile of IT modernization initiatives ongoing at the Department…

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A worker is surrounded by computer monitors in the Department of Homeland Security's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) in Arlington, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. The center serves as the hub for the federal government's cyber situational awareness, incident response, and management center for any malicious cyber activity. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

CISA stepping into cybersecurity coordinator role as agencies improve cyber hygiene

Federal Chief Information Security Officer Grant Schneider, speaking Thursday at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s summit, said agencies have “come a long way” on cybersecurity. He pointed to overall higher Federal Information Security Management…

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