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Cal Biesecker | October 26 2020 9:10 pm

Raytheon Technologies Selling Forcepoint Cyber Business To Investment Firm

Raytheon Technologies [RTX] on Monday said it has agreed to sell its commercial cyber security business Forcepoint to the investment firm ...
Cal Biesecker | October 21 2020 8:12 pm

Bipartisan Bill Introduced In Senate To Authorize National Guard's Role In State, Local Cyber Security

Senators Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) on Wednesday introduced legislation making clear that state governors are ...
Cal Biesecker | October 19 2020 9:02 pm

Cyber Commission Proposes National Strategy To Strengthen ICT Supply Chain

To bolster trust in key technologies, reduce dependencies on China and other foreign adversaries, and strengthen the domestic industrial ...
Cal Biesecker | October 2 2020 7:48 pm

House Passes Bill Creating Cyber Security Grant Program For State And Local Governments

The House last Wednesday unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would create a new grant program within the Department of Homeland ...
Cal Biesecker | October 1 2020 4:50 pm

Intelligence Community Issues New Guidance To Reduce Supply Chain Risks

The National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) on Thursday issued new guidance for government and industry for supply chain ...
Cal Biesecker | September 30 2020 9:03 pm

CISA Needs To Improve Quality Of Cyber Threat Information Being Shared, Hire More Staff, IG Says

The Department of Homeland Security has made progress in its cyber threat information sharing requirements set forth by law but it needs to ...

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Cal Biesecker | September 8 2020 8:26 pm

Cyber Commission Provides Guidance To Develop Federal Cyber Workforce

A U.S. commission focused on bolstering the nation's cyber security posture on Tuesday released guidelines aimed at creating a ...
Cal Biesecker | September 8 2020 6:44 pm

Krebs Outlines Three Threat Lines Amid COVID Pandemic

Traditional nation-state actors, cyber criminals and disinformation campaigns are the three "primary lines of attack" in the ...
Cal Biesecker | September 2 2020 9:17 pm

CISA Issues Binding Directive For Agencies To Develop Vulnerability Disclosures

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Wednesday issued its final directive requiring federal civilian agencies to ...
Cal Biesecker | August 24 2020 7:44 pm

CISA Releases 5G Strategy

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Monday released a strategy aimed at strengthening the security and ...
Cal Biesecker | August 14 2020 8:42 pm

Latest DHS Cyber Exercise Shows Gains But Organizations Face Potential External Weaknesses

The Department of Homeland Security last week completed its latest major biennial exercise of a major cyber security event with initial ...
Cal Biesecker | August 13 2020 9:25 pm

Congressional Cyber Leaders Introduce Bill To Modernize State And Local IT Systems

A bipartisan contingent of congressional leaders in the areas of cyber security and information technology on Thursday introduced a bill ...
Cal Biesecker | July 30 2020 8:55 pm

McAfee Discovers North Korean-Backed Cyber Campaign Targeting Aerospace And Defense Industry

A new cyber campaign targeting aerospace and defense professionals began this spring by a threat group linked to North Korea, the cyber ...
Cal Biesecker | July 27 2020 8:54 pm

Cyber Security Efforts Lag Move To Federal Multi-Cloud Adoption, Survey Says

Most federal agencies are adopting computing environments with multiple cloud networks in response to changing telework and mission needs ...
Cal Biesecker | July 23 2020 8:20 pm

CISA, NSA Warn Of Malicious Cyber Threats To National Security Op Tech

Top U.S. government cyber agencies on Thursday highlighted the willingness of malicious cyber actors to attack internet-connected ...
Cal Biesecker | July 17 2020 8:57 pm

Katko Introduces Bills To Bolster CISA

Rep. John Katko (R-N.Y.) last week introduced three bills to strengthen the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), ...
Cal Biesecker | July 16 2020 9:02 pm

U.S., U.K., Canada Say Russian Intelligence Targeting COVID-19 Vaccine Development

The U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom on Thursday issued a joint advisory warning that a Russian cyber espionage group that is likely ...
Cal Biesecker | July 15 2020 9:19 pm

Some Republicans Raise Concerns About Proposed National Cyber Director

Top Republicans on a House oversight panel on Wednesday voiced concerns whether a proposal to establish a Senate-confirmed cyber director ...
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