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Industry associations raise alarm bells over legislating software security

Section 6722 of the 2023 NDAA would require DHS to mandate a bill of materials for technology from current and future contractors and some in industry…

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

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, a woman types on a keyboard in New York. Following the disclosure of a global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated multiple U.S. government agencies and private organizations, governments and major corporations worldwide are scrambling to see if they, too, were victims. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

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

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Veteran of White House, DHS steps into federal CISO role

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Federal CISO Schneider plans to reinvigorate CyberStat in fiscal 2021

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Second supply chain risk management rule drops putting agencies, vendors on notice

The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council will require all contracts released or awarded after Aug. 13 to include a clause prohibiting agencies to award…

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Federal CIO Kent to depart in July

Federal chief information officer Suzette Kent joined the administration in January 2018 and since then has accomplished several policy updates and created…

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Agencies seeing more brute force or disruptive cyber attacks than ever before

Grant Schneider, the federal chief information security officer, said the 2019 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) report to Congress shows marked improvements around tools, processes and training, which is leading to better risk management.

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