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Cal Biesecker | January 21 2020 3:51 pm

Parsons Nabs Contract To Provide Cyber Protections For Space Assets

Parsons Corp. [PSN] on Tuesday said it has received a task order from the General Services Administration to provide cyber protections to U.S. space ...
Cal Biesecker | January 8 2020 2:38 pm

MITRE Expands Cyber Security Threat Database To Include Industrial Control Systems

The MITRE Corp. has released a new knowledge base of tactics and techniques used by cyber adversaries when attacking industrial control systems (ICS), ...
Cal Biesecker | December 18 2019 4:58 pm

DHS ICT Supply Chain Task Force Begins Effort To Demonstrate Strong Best Practices

A supply chain task force for information and communications technology (ICT) that is overseen by the Department of Homeland Security has approved a ...
Cal Biesecker | December 17 2019 5:03 pm

CISA's Cyber Security Budget Boosted In National Security Bill

Proposed pending on support and procurement for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is up handsomely in a minibus bill ...
Cal Biesecker | December 9 2019 5:47 pm

Bipartisan Council Urges Stronger Federal Role In Helping Private Sector Counter Cyber Threats

A bipartisan council filled with presidential appointees is recommending that the president direct the federal government to make its cyber ...
Cal Biesecker | December 2 2019 4:06 pm

Briefing

Astrotech Corp. [ASTC] says its 1st Detect business has contracted with a global shipping and logistics company to sell its TRACER 10000 explosives ...

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Cal Biesecker | November 21 2019 5:08 pm

CISA Partners With Non-Profit That Offers Election Auditing Tool

The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is investing in an election security auditing tool to ...
Cal Biesecker | November 19 2019 4:43 pm

Senators Say DHS Cuts Funds For Cyber Security Organization That Supports State And Local Election Security

The Department of Homeland Security's fiscal year 2020 budget cuts about one-third of the funding to a non-profit entity that supports state and ...
Cal Biesecker | November 14 2019 5:43 pm

Grid Security Exercises Leading To Improvements In Security Posture, Officials Say

Biennial exercises that simulate attacks on portions of the power grid in North America have led to a number of security improvements since the first ...
Cal Biesecker | November 14 2019 5:05 pm

Under Wolf, Cyber Security Still A Priority, Krebs Says

Cyber security remains a priority under new Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure ...
Cal Biesecker | November 13 2019 3:08 pm

Senate Passes Supply Chain Counterintelligence Bill

The Senate last week unanimously approved a bill requiring program and acquisition officials for federal information communications technology ...
Cal Biesecker | November 6 2019 3:27 pm

CISA Publishes Cyber Essentials For Small Businesses And Governments

In an effort to help small businesses and state and local governments improve their cyber security posture, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure ...
Cal Biesecker | October 31 2019 4:01 pm

Senate Panel Plans To Markup DHS Cyber Security Subpoena Bill

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee soon plans to mark up proposed legislation that would give the Department of Homeland ...
Cal Biesecker | October 30 2019 5:29 pm

Bipartisan Bill Directs DHS Provide Cyber Help To Local Governments Switching To .Gov Domain

A bipartisan bill introduced in the Senate would direct the Department of Homeland Security to provide resources and assistance to local governments ...
Cal Biesecker | October 22 2019 5:41 pm

Cyber Security Experts Advocate For Stronger U.S. Government Role In Helping Private Sector

The U.S. government should do more to help the private sector and even state and local governments protect themselves from cyber attacks and even ...
Cal Biesecker | October 16 2019 5:15 pm

Cyber Supply Chain Task Force Chairs Highlight Legal Obstacles To Information Sharing

A key obstacle to reducing cyber security risks in the information and communications technology (ICT) supply chain is potential legal action ...
Cal Biesecker | October 10 2019 4:23 pm

DHS Seeks Authority To Subpoena ISPs To Contact Exposed Critical Infrastructures

Looking to bolster the cyber resilience of industrial control systems and sensitive critical infrastructure systems, the Department of Homeland ...
Cal Biesecker | October 9 2019 4:42 pm

With Standup of New NSA Cyber Security Division, Nakasone Emphasizes Prevention

The National Security Agency last week officially stood up its new Cybersecurity Directorate that is charged with preventing and eradicating cyber ...
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