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What's in the NIST cybersecurity controls catalogue update?

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

The latest revisions to NIST's canonical SP 800-53 catalogue of cybersecurity controls integrate privacy measures and make the document more welcoming to non-feds.

Trump will call for private sector war on botnets, aide says

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

One of the president's early cybersecurity actions will be a public call for internet companies to collaborate to stop the massive networks of compromised computer hardware weaponized by hackers.

Congress is writing cybersecurity legislation under a cloud of uncertainty

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Rep. Dan Donovan’s Cyber Preparedness Act of 2017 was reintroduced to the House this month, where it easily passed with bipartisan support, Wednesday. But after failing to reach the President’s desk last year, the legislation’s chances of passage on a second go around may be upended by a Trump administration that is currently evaluating the role and responsibility of the Homeland Security Department as it pertains to cyber defense.

Your cyber insurance isn't protecting you from elite hackers

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Today’s nascent cyber insurance industry is largely unprepared to cover the type of damage than can be caused by the world’s best hackers. And the industry isn't hiding it.

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