DHS supply chain and CDM bills pass the House
One bill would give DHS authority to block IT vendors deemed to pose a national security threat from contracting with it. The other would codify the agency's CDM program into law.
Government throws $45M at protecting U.S. dams from hackers
Booz Allen Hamilton and Spry Methods will help protect 600 dams overseen by the Bureau of Reclamation.
DOD official: Automation can save Pentagon from drowning in data
The Defense Department must do more to take advantage of automation tools to avoid drowning in a sea of network data and risk missing cyber threats, according to a top department official.
Booz Allen scores $621M DHS contract for government-wide cybersecurity program
The award is tied to the Dynamic and Evolving Federal Enterprise Network Defense (DEFEND) Program, part of CDM Phase 3.
Budget would boost DHS cyber efforts in NCCIC, CDM
President Trump's budget proposal, unveiled Tuesday, would boost spending on the Department of Homeland Security's 24-hour digital-attack watch center by almost $50 million and more than double the funding for a governmentwide online security tools program to $279 million.
Sen. Warner wants action on WannaCry patching from DHS, OMB
Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, of Virginia, has written to federal officials asking for details about how agencies patched their systems to protect them against the fast-spreading WannaCry ransomware.