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White House releases post-SolarWinds federal software security requirements

OMB wants to avoid a future SolarWinds by requiring federal software vendors to self-certify that they’re following secure development practices.

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Updates to the Critical Infrastructure Information Act are long overdue

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Conditions are cooling off for troubled SolarWinds

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Beyond compliance: 3 keys for building zero trust supply chains

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How federal IT pros can prepare for the shift to cloud DBaaS adoption

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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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From ‘partner’ to ‘regulatory enforcer’: CISA takes on complex cyber incident reporting mandate

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Foreign hackers up their game, your agency may not be prepared

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Government’s responses to major cyber breaches were well-coordinated, GAO says

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Why no one has gotten to the bottom of the Log4j cybersecurity hole

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

Log4j will keep agencies busy into the new year, but experts say the federal enterprise made progress a year after SolarWinds.

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DHS chief information security officer wary of Pentagon’s changes to CMMC

DHS was concerned the Pentagon’s approach was too “heavy-handed.” Now, officials think “CMMC 2.0” might leave gaps in contractor cybersecurity.

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‘Groundbreaking’ CISA directive to overhaul cyber vulnerability management process

CISA is directing agencies to address hundreds of known cyber exploits under a new process where the agency will regularly update a catalog of known vulnerabilities for priority patching.

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