Log4j

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Visibility into agencies’ digital terrain is key to identifying Log4j vulnerabilities

From industry to government agencies, the impacts of the Apache Log4j vulnerability have been felt globally. The U.S. public sector has become especially…

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DHS marks expansion of bug bounty efforts with impending contract awards

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Cyber Safety Review Board’s first report gives CISA thumbs up for Log4j response

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AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - In this Feb. 25, 2015 file photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. President Joe Biden has selected two former senior National Security Agency officials for key cyber roles in his administration.  Chris Inglis, a former NSA deputy director, is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director. Jen Easterly, a former deputy for counterterrorism at the NSA, has been tapped to run the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

White House 2023 budget request prioritizes more staff for CISA, funding for zero trust security measures

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Officials say Log4j response proves out promise of new public-private partnership

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Foreign hackers up their game, your agency may not be prepared

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CISA adapts to address cybersecurity threats

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Smithsonian and AFGE continue disagreement over COVID-19 safety protocols

In today’s Federal Newscast, the seeming disconnect between the Smithsonian and its largest employee union continued over the weekend.

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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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Lawmakers see ‘real opportunity’ to modernize federal cyber playbook

Lawmakers see an opening this year to reform the Federal Information Security Modernization Act, with major updates including the assignment of clear roles and responsibilities for federal cybersecurity leadership. The House Oversight and Reform Committee…

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