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D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

U.S. senators have raised security concerns about a new Metro railcar project. The NIST cybersecurity framework will be part of the process now, the transit authority says.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

DHS to unveil National Risk Management Center

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

DHS plans to unveil a new interagency center to help critical infrastructure firms assess the risk that a ceaseless stream of cyberthreats pose to their networks.

OMB slams agencies on cyber risk, calls for 'bold' new approaches

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Nearly three quarters of 96 agencies reviewed by federal officials have cybersecurity programs that are either “at risk” or at “high risk."

Manfra: Private sector on board with more robust DHS cyber strategy

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Private firms won’t have any reservations about supporting the more robust cybersecurity strategy that the Department of Homeland Security will soon release, according to the department’s top cyber official.

DHS prepares cross-sector strategy to limit domino effects from big cyberattacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

A forthcoming cybersecurity strategy from the Department of Homeland Security will seek to curb “systemic risk” to critical infrastructure by helping to secure digital tools used across sectors, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said.

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