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A multi-sector task force has ideas for taking on the threat from ransomware

Ransomware, hackers hijacking systems and demanding big money to release them has become more than a threat for state and local governments, as well as…

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Experts laud SolarWinds post-attack efforts, but why’d it take a massive cyber incident to make changes?

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White House names first federal chief information security officer

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As IT budget request inches up, OMB underscores better overall management

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White House raises cyber stakes with request for 35 percent increase in 2017

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OPM, OMB to stand up new agency, director to own security clearance process

The National Background Investigations Bureau will have its own director, who will report to the Office of Personnel Management. The administration says…

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Be aware, adaptable to new threats says OPM’s cybersecurity chief

The Office of Personnel Management’s new Senior Cybersecurity and IT Adviser Clif Triplett shared his vision for how to address cyber threats during a…

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New cyber threat center to hit initial stride in October

Michael Daniel, the White House cybersecurity coordinator, said the new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) will work behind the scenes to connect the cyber dots.

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