National Cyber Director

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One potential job for the national cyber director? Fix the cyber workforce problem

An influential commission says one of Chris Inglis’s first big tasks could be taking on the shortage of cyber talent.

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Federal efforts on critical infrastructure cybersecurity come under White House review

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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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After turbulent cyber year, agencies enter 2022 with fresh security crisis on hand

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(Thomas Hatzenbuhler/AOC Photo Branch)The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree is a time-honored tradition of more than 50 years. Once decorated, the tree will be lit from nightfall until 11:00 p.m. each evening through January 1, 2022.

Five (or so) things government’s gotta do next year

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Agencies entering ‘execution’ phase of Biden’s cyber executive order

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Biden cybersecurity leaders back incident reporting legislation as ‘absolutely critical’

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)From left, Rep. Ed Perlmutter, D-Colo., Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., and Rep. Joe Neguse, D-Colo., confer after a brief meeting of the House Rules Committee, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

For federal employees, 3 items to watch in the bipartisan infrastructure bill

As the House sets new deadlines to vote on the bipartisan infrastructure bill by the end of September, here are several provisions that might impact federal…

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President Joe Biden signs the cybersecurity executive order on May 12.

New cyber executive order a ‘necessary shock to the system,’ NIST says

The National Institute of Standards and Technology said it isn’t interested in establishing new testing or compliance regimes for software companies to…

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE - In this June 8, 2013 file photo, Chris Inglis, then deputy director of the National Security Agency testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Inglis is being nominated as the government's first national cyber director at the Department of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

National Cyber Director: Bureau of Cyber Statistics needed to understand threat landscape

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis urged Congress to stand up a Bureau of Cyber Statistics within the Department of Homeland Security that would collect, analyze and publish data on cybersecurity, cyber-crime and threats.

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