Bob Kolasky, head of CISA's National Risk Management Center, leaving agency

Director Jen Easterly said Kolasky has been an "outstanding leader at CISA."

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DHS establishes its own bug bounty program, offering outsiders $500 to $5K for discovering flaws

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

DHS follows in the footsteps of bug bounty initiatives for federal agencies that began in 2016.

Biden signs infrastructure bill that provides nearly $2 billion for cybersecurity

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The big-ticket cyber item in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is $1 billion in state and local grants.

White House preps order to clarify top cyber roles in federal government

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

It would be the second major E.O. after a May directive on federal agencies' digital defenses.

CISA starts identifying targets most necessary to protect from hacking

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The agency isn't going to wait for Congress to act, CISA Director Jen Easterly said.

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis, new cyber kid on the federal block, begins to stake a claim

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Broadly, the administration is also formulating a national cybersecurity strategy and looking at more regulations.

Federal CISO Chris DeRusha appointed deputy national cyber director, will serve both roles

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

National Cyber Director Chris Inglis hopes the "dual-hat" post will improve federal coordination.

CISA selects Kim Wyman, GOP official who criticized false election fraud claims, as election security leader

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Kim Wyman, Washington's secretary of state, joins CISA as its senior election security lead.

Seven years later, DHS set to roll out dramatic changes to system for hiring cyber pros

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

It will change how DHS cyber personnel are paid, how they're evaluated after applying and how they're assessed for raises.

Burnout adds to cyber talent crisis, forcing bosses to get creative with hiring

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

It's harder to stop ransomware at a hospital when your kids need help logging into Zoom for school.

As attention grows, #ShareTheMicInCyber leaders explain why mid-career talent matters

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

"Getting this right is mission-critical," co-founder Lauren Zabierek explained.