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NIST has a new cybersecurity companion guide

Having just finished a multi-year revision of what you might call the bible of cybersecurity controls, there’s something new. The National Institute of…

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NIST’s final version of agency cybersecurity guidance builds trust, encourages IoT conversation

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NIST unveils ‘flexible’ second draft for agency cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology released a second draft of Special Publication 800-160, a guidebook for agencies to build cybersecurity…

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Holistic approach needed to address federal cyber gaps

Cybersecurity experts say the government needs to address gaps in its IT systems and workforce to strengthen its defenses against data breaches, threats…

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Aaron Clamage/clamagephoto.comAdam Schildge, a program analyst at the Federal Transit Administration, won the Call to Service medal for federal employees under the age of 35. Schildge, a former banker, said he became a federal employee because he wanted to make a difference. He developed and oversaw a multibillion-dollar grant program to rebuild public transit systems devastated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

Federal employees feted at black-tie Sammies awards gala

Cabinet secretaries, members of Congress, federal leaders and family members celebrated the achievements of 10 federal employees at the 2015 Sammies awards dinner organized by the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service.

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