Experts Torn on Role of National Cyber Director

Experts Torn on Role of National Cyber Director

Experts Torn on Role of National Cyber Director Former officials agree someone needs to coordinate the work of various government entities but weighed pros and cons to the position being located within the National Security Council. Experts Torn on Role of National Cyber Director

DOD’s Cybersecurity Accreditation Body Plans to Pursue Grants as a Nonprofit 

DOD’s Cybersecurity Accreditation Body Plans to Pursue Grants as a Nonprofit 

DOD’s Cybersecurity Accreditation Body Plans to Pursue Grants as a Nonprofit  Once the organization gains non-profit status from the IRS, the board’s chairman sees new funding opportunities opening up that he says could benefit industry. DOD’s Cybersecurity Accreditation Body Plans to Pursue Grants as a …..

DOE Watchdog Detailed Its Cybersecurity State Amid SolarWinds Hack

DOE Watchdog Detailed Its Cybersecurity State Amid SolarWinds Hack

DOE Watchdog Detailed Its Cybersecurity State Amid SolarWinds Hack The department continues to struggle with many of the issues the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency identified after widespread intrusions into the public and private sector. DOE Watchdog Detailed Its Cybersecurity State Amid SolarWinds Hack

DOD Concludes Review of First CMMC Certification Organization

DOD Concludes Review of First CMMC Certification Organization

DOD Concludes Review of First CMMC Certification Organization The Accreditation Body in charge of the department’s developing certification program also has a notable new leader as others take their leave. DOD Concludes Review of First CMMC Certification Organization

DOD Concludes Review of First CMMC Certification Organizations

DOD Concludes Review of First CMMC Certification Organizations

DOD Concludes Review of First CMMC Certification Organizations The Accreditation Body in charge of the department’s developing certification program also has a notable new leader as others take their leave. DOD Concludes Review of First CMMC Certification Organizations

CISA Orders Agencies to Conduct Fresh Scans of Microsoft Exchange Servers

CISA Orders Agencies to Conduct Fresh Scans of Microsoft Exchange Servers

CISA Orders Agencies to Conduct Fresh Scans of Microsoft Exchange Servers The agency issued supplemental guidance requiring new tests with Microsoft-provided tools and measures to harden the attractive target. CISA Orders Agencies to Conduct Fresh Scans of Microsoft Exchange Servers

FedRAMP Outlines Requirements for Using Containers

FedRAMP Outlines Requirements for Using Containers

FedRAMP Outlines Requirements for Using Containers Container technology allows operability across operating systems and faster development but is a primary security concern for implementers. FedRAMP Outlines Requirements for Using Containers

Director Says NSA’s Domestic Surveillance Authority ‘Rightly’ Limited

Director Says NSA’s Domestic Surveillance Authority ‘Rightly’ Limited

Director Says NSA’s Domestic Surveillance Authority ‘Rightly’ Limited Gen. Paul Nakasone, who oversees both the intelligence agency and U.S. Cyber Command, stressed the need for greater visibility through private-sector information streams. Director Says NSA’s Domestic Surveillance Authority ‘Rightly’ Limited

Energy Launches Supply Chain Program As Watchdog Called for More Action 

Energy Launches Supply Chain Program As Watchdog Called for More Action 

Energy Launches Supply Chain Program As Watchdog Called for More Action  The Energy Department has been focused on securing the generation and transmission of power, but distribution processes are also increasingly vulnerable. Energy Launches Supply Chain Program As Watchdog Called for More Action 

New Software Vendor Standards Coming Within Weeks, CISA Head Says 

New Software Vendor Standards Coming Within Weeks, CISA Head Says 

New Software Vendor Standards Coming Within Weeks, CISA Head Says  The White House is leading an interagency effort focused on software development that will determine federal procurement of information technology. New Software Vendor Standards Coming Within Weeks, CISA Head Says 

Critical Update: Disrupting Gene Editing

Critical Update: Disrupting Gene Editing

Critical Update: Disrupting Gene Editing The CRISPR Cas 9 tool shook up the gene-editing space, leading to new possibilities, risks and questions about who and how the technology should be used. Critical Update: Disrupting Gene Editing

FCC Moves to Rescind Permits of More Chinese Telecom Operators

FCC Moves to Rescind Permits of More Chinese Telecom Operators

FCC Moves to Rescind Permits of More Chinese Telecom Operators The commission is also seeking public comment on the development of Open Radio Access Networks to improve national security and prosperity. FCC Moves to Rescind Permits of More Chinese Telecom Operators

NSA, CISA Promote Domain Name System Incorporating Threat Information

NSA, CISA Promote Domain Name System Incorporating Threat Information

NSA, CISA Promote Domain Name System Incorporating Threat Information The agencies’ guide on selecting a provider of protective DNS services is based on a pilot with the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. NSA, CISA Promote Domain Name System Incorporating Threat Information

CISA, FBI Link Exploitation of Microsoft Exchange to Nation-State Actors

CISA, FBI Link Exploitation of Microsoft Exchange to Nation-State Actors

CISA, FBI Link Exploitation of Microsoft Exchange to Nation-State Actors The agencies also warned of impending commoditization by criminal groups of access gained through vulnerabilities in the email and calendar service. CISA, FBI Link Exploitation of Microsoft Exchange to Nation-State Actors

CISA: No Federal Agencies Compromised Through Microsoft Exchange Servers

CISA: No Federal Agencies Compromised Through Microsoft Exchange Servers

CISA: No Federal Agencies Compromised Through Microsoft Exchange Servers Investigations remain ongoing, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency leaders said at a hearing on modernizing the federal government’s approach to cybersecurity. CISA: No Federal Agencies Compromised Through Microsoft Exchange Servers