• Suppliers want interoperability, data sharing across cybersecurity products

    A consortium of competing suppliers dubbed ‘Oasis’ wants to bring interoperability and data sharing across their products.

  • Cyber Leaders on Cloud Security

    The ultimate objective is to eliminate the need to work on multiple devices. Using the cloud, the data is all in one place and easier to access, and easier to share.

  • Why human-machine teaming is the future of cybersecurity

    Eric Trexler, the executive director of national security and civilian programs for McAfee, explains why machine learning is the fastest way to identify attacks and mitigate their impact.

  • Two acquisition events mark the turning point for the CDM program

    GSA and DHS opened up the special item number under the IT Schedule and issued the first task order under Allilant for the governmentwide cyber program.

  • BDNA: Improving cybersecurity at your agency

    Clark Campbell, vice president, Public Sector for BDNA, joins host John Gilroy on this week’s Federal Tech Talk to discuss the benefits of Continuous Diagnostic Monitoring, and how hsi company can help improve the cybersecurity of your agency. March 21, 2017

  • DHS, GSA kick off CDM task order 2 with $29M deal

    Knowledge Consulting Group will implement tools and services from three vendors on the Homeland Security Department’s network.

  • NIST’s cyber framework moves toward implementation stage

    NIST issues the industry-developed final draft approach to help critical infrastructure providers secure their computer systems. The agency is accepting comments over the next couple of months and will issue a version 1.0 of the framework in February. Industry offered mixed reactions to the framework. Some said it’s too broad while others said it provides a set of agreed upon basic cyber protections.

  • DHS appoints Schneck to senior cyber position

    Phyllis Schneck is the new deputy undersecretary of cybersecurity in the National Protection and Programs Directorate at DHS. She replaces Mark Weatherford, who left in April.

  • Agencies applying threat intelligence to stem tide of cyber attacks

    The idea behind cyber threat intelligence is to understand more about the attack and the attacker than ever before by matching up patterns, anomalies and other characteristics of the bad guys. Energy, DoD, Commerce and DHS are all analyzing cyber attack data to develop this more complete picture.

  • Cybersecurity fails to live up to expectations, reflect reality

    The administration has struggled to fulfill its promise to take enough concrete steps to make cybersecurity a national security priority. Experts say the White House fell short in several areas, most notably in getting comprehensive cyber legislation passed.