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Congress wants to overhaul FISMA. Agencies are already measuring security differently

The White House revised cybersecurity metrics for agencies this year, with a major focus on multifactor authentication, security testing, and cyber workforce.

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What’s different — if anything — about Biden’s ‘Buy American’ agenda from past directives?

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Is CISA’s third cyber emergency directive in five months a sign that things are getting worse?

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, file photo, a woman types on a keyboard in New York. Following the disclosure of a global cyberespionage campaign that penetrated multiple U.S. government agencies and private organizations, governments and major corporations worldwide are scrambling to see if they, too, were victims. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)

CISA gives agencies 90 days to further harden networks against Microsoft email threat

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Veteran of White House, DHS steps into federal CISO role

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Mourners gather during a funeral procession for Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, deputy commander of Iran-backed militias in Basra, Iraq, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Thousands of people gathered in Basra on Tuesday to bid farewell to Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a senior Iraqi militia commander who was killed in a US airstrike on Friday. (AP Photo)

Cyber threat from Iran sparks warning from CISA, ‘heightened vigilance’ from agencies

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The witness chair in the House Judiciary Committee is expected to be without former White House Counsel Don McGahn, who was a key figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena to testify but the committee's chairman, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., has threatened to hold McGahn in contempt of Congress if he doesn't appear. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate committee details cyber deficiencies at 8 agencies, but is that the whole story?

The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Investigations’ report on the cybersecurity at eight agencies highlights systemic problems…

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What can happen when federal contractors sue agencies

The government might have the right to suspend or even debar contractors for three years, but contractors can and do sue when it happens.

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A look into biometrics past and future

Technology executive Jeremy Grant gives his thoughts on the current state of biometrics and facial recognition technology.

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