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Cal Biesecker | June 4 2020 5:47 pm

CACI Nabs $1.5 Billion NGA Award, Largest In Company History

CACI International [CACI] on Thursday said it has received a potential $1.5 billion contract from the National Geospatial-Agency (NGA) to ...
Cal Biesecker | June 3 2020 8:58 pm

CISA Central Opens As Agency's Integrated Approach To Information Sharing

The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Wednesday announced its has stood up ...
Matthew Beinart | June 2 2020 10:01 pm

Bipartisan Cyber Commission’s New Recommendations Include IoT Security Law, Grant Programs

The bipartisan Cyberspace Solarium Commission has released new recommendations for digital security improvements based on flaws highlighted ...
Cal Biesecker | June 2 2020 9:43 pm

CISA Sees Increased Demand For Services From State And Locals During Pandemic

State and local governments have sought more cyber security services from the Department of Homeland Security's cyber agency in the ...
Cal Biesecker | June 1 2020 7:29 pm

Northrop Grumman, Synopsys Teams Selected By DARPA To Boost Semiconductor Security

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) last week said it selected two research teams, one led by Northrop Grumman [NOC] and ...
Cal Biesecker | May 28 2020 8:01 pm

Trump Administration Seeks Comments On 5G Security Implementation Plan

A presidential advisory board on Thursday began seeking public comments for a plan to implement the new national strategy for securing the ...
Cal Biesecker | May 20 2020 8:33 pm

NIST Initiates Building Block Effort With Private Sector On 5G Cyber Security

An arm of the Department of Commerce on Wednesday began an outreach effort to industry aimed at building cyber security into the emerging ...
Cal Biesecker | May 14 2020 8:17 pm

DHS Needs To Review Cyber Security Guidance For Chemical Facilities, GAO Says

It’s been 10 years since the Department of Homeland Security updated cyber security standards under a program designed to strengthen ...
Cal Biesecker | May 13 2020 9:10 pm

Johnson Backs Need For National Cyber Director But Wants Details

The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Wednesday threw his support behind a key recommendation ...
Cal Biesecker | April 27 2020 8:52 pm

OMB Formally Designates CISA As Fed Lead For Shared Cyber Security Solutions

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on Monday designated a Department of Homeland Security agency as the lead for ...
Cal Biesecker | April 23 2020 6:06 pm

Reports Finds Mismatch Between Federal Beliefs On Data Security And Reality

Most federal government respondents to a recent data threat survey believe their data is secure but the same survey participants report ...
Cal Biesecker | April 15 2020 8:36 pm

U.S. Issues Alert On North Korean Cyber Security Threat

The U.S. government on Wednesday issued an advisory highlighting the ongoing cyber security threat posed by North Korea to the U.S. and ...
Cal Biesecker | April 7 2020 4:55 pm

Aegis Technologies Acquires Excivity, Boosting Cyber And Intel Capabilities And Customers

The advanced engineering solutions company Aegis Technologies has acquired Excivity, giving it new technology capabilities and adding key ...
Cal Biesecker | March 12 2020 7:42 pm

Democrats, Republicans On House Panel Oppose Proposed Cuts To CISA's Budget

The Trump administration’s proposal to reduce funding for the federal agency assigned to protect federal civilian networks and work ...
Travis Smith | March 12 2020 3:12 pm

ICS ATT&CK: Designed to Help Protect from Cyber Attacks

Earlier this year, MITRE–a not-for-profit organization that works in the public interest across federal, state, and local governments, as ...
Cal Biesecker | February 26 2020 10:03 pm

Raytheon, IronNet Team On Cyber Security For Critical Infrastructure

Raytheon [RTN] on Wednesday said it is partnering with the cyber security firm IronNet to develop solutions to protect operational and ...
Cal Biesecker | February 25 2020 9:54 pm

Proposed Cut To CISA's Cyber Budget Due In Part To 2021 Being Election Off-Year, Wolf Says

A proposed $250 million reduction for cyber security efforts in the fiscal year 2021 budget request for the Cybersecurity and ...
Cal Biesecker | February 18 2020 10:19 pm

CISA Publishes Strategic Plan To Bolster 2020 Election Security

Ahead of the presidential and congressional elections this November, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this month ...

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