New tools are coming to a DHS signature cyber program

Phyllis Schneck, the deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications in the National Protection and Programs Directorate, said the agency is…

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Administration’s cyber sharing proposal a ‘policy puzzle,’ not a panacea

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FBI: Cyber attack against Sony would have bested most federal defenses too

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DHS cyber executive to retire

Larry Zelvin is stepping down as the director of DHS’s National Cyber and Communications Integration Center (NCIC) next month after almost 30 years of…

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Inside the Reporter’s Notebook: GSA takes 18F on a magical mystery tour

In this edition of Inside the Reporter’s Notebook, Executive Editor Jason Miller shares news and buzz about the IT and acquisition communities.

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Red tape delayed federal network fixes to Heartbleed vulnerability by several days

DHS says it found out about the Heartbleed vulnerability at the same time everyone else did. But unlike most other organizations, it had to wade through layers of legal negotiations before it could help federal agencies fix the cyber vulnerability in their own systems.

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