John Pescatore

FILE - This Oct. 14, 2015, file photo shows the Food and Drug Administration campus in Silver Spring, Md. On Tuesday, April 17, 2018, U.S. health officials proposed steps to improve the government’s system for overseeing medical devices, which has been subject to years of criticism for failing to catch problems with risky implants and medical instruments. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Medical devices are the soft cybersecurity underbelly for health care providers

For hackers, internet-connected medical devices have become an attractive target more vulnerabilities that stay unpatched compared to computers.

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

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Is CISA’s third cyber emergency directive in five months a sign that things are getting worse?

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A cyber cautionary tale: Unnamed agency suffers sophisticated, possibly nation state, attack

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For some CIOs, the decision to limit the use of Zoom isn’t a big deal

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DHS issues first emergency cyber directive due to what didn’t happen in 2009

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First of 3 new cyber policies overhauls review, repair of critical systems

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As DHS issues new phishing alert, experts offer tips to feds

In the aftermath of the massive data breach suffered by the Office of Personnel Management, the Homeland Security Department issues a new alert about targeted…

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GSA’s cyber dashboard is starting to look a little clearer.

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DHS, SANS Institute join forces to give agencies cyber primer

Federal employees are eligible for a free one-day training session in early November on implementing continuous monitoring. The goal is to help agencies make good use of the continuous diagnostics and monitoring contract DHS awarded in August.

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