GSA and DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) told agencies that the Zoom for Government platform, which runs on a government community cloud and has received a Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) moderate level approval under the cloud security program known as FedRAMP, is an agency’s best option.
SANS analyst David Hazar joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for the details.
The CIO Council came up with funding to add five more students to the new effort to retrain non IT workers with cybersecurity skills.
The Federal Housing Finance Authority awards a four-month contract for a vendor to create a two-day cybersecurity themed escape room.
DHS directed agencies on Jan. 22 to take four steps to protect against DNS tampering attacks, including adding multi-factor authentication to servers and software.
At a National Guard facility in southeastern Indiana, the Army is training cyber soldiers in ways that show them how their keystrokes impact the real world.
The Homeland Security Department issued a Binding Operational Directive requiring every civilian agency to expand how it manages high value assets.
Acquisition and cyber experts say the government’s decision to remove Kaspersky Lab from the GSA schedule and a continued push by lawmakers to ban the technology is highly unusual and could create a trade war.
In the American Innovation and Competitiveness Act, Congress told NIST to take a deep dive into how agencies understand and use the special publications and Federal Information Processing Standards for cybersecurity that it produces.
The General Services Administration’s Technology Transformation Service (TTS) released a draft solicitation asking for industry input in creating a bug bounty program.