DHS establishes its own bug bounty program, offering outsiders $500 to $5K for discovering flaws
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"Getting this right is mission-critical," co-founder Lauren Zabierek explained.