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CISA advisory panel wants agency to act on election disinformation, multifactor authentication

by Tim Starks • 5 days ago

CISA's director has 90 days to respond to the suggestions.

Former Mandiant exec tapped to run CTIIC, ODNI's cyber threat intelligence center

by Suzanne Smalley • 6 days ago

Laura Galante comes to the role after several years of running her own cybersecurity firm. The Ukrainian government was one of her clients.

House Armed Services chair calls national security software, systems 'too vulnerable'

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 weeks ago

Rep. Adam Smith said the U.S. needs to invest in modernizing national security software and systems, which he said are vulnerable to cyberattacks.

How CISA's list of 'must-patch' vulnerabilities has expanded both in size, and who's using it

by Tim Starks • 2 weeks ago

While CISA says the catalog is catching on, some think it needs improvement.

Multifactor authentication could be long haul for some federal agencies, CISA official says

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

Eric Goldstein said agencies are focusing hard on adopting MFA, but some are dealing with older IT.

Cyberspace Solarium congressman, water officials decry EPA inaction on cybersecurity

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 weeks ago

There are about 52,000 drinking water systems in the U.S. and that fragmentation makes the sector harder to defend, experts say.

'Shields Up': the new normal in cyberspace

by Jen Easterly, Chris Inglis • 3 weeks ago

The director of CISA and the national cyber director co-wrote this op-ed on what comes next for "Shields Up."

Fick would bring much-needed energy jolt to State's new cyber bureau, observers say

by Suzanne Smalley • 3 weeks ago

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis said he has worked with Fick many times over the years and believes he would excel.

Former Marine, cyber exec Nate Fick selected as State's inaugural cyber ambassador

by Suzanne Smalley • 4 weeks ago

Also an author, Fick spoke at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

Senate report criticizes feds' approach to ransomware investigations

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 month ago

The federal government is not responding effectively to the ransomware crisis, according to a report from the Senate Homeland Security panel.