OMB slams agencies on cyber risk, calls for 'bold' new approaches
Nearly three quarters of 96 agencies reviewed by federal officials have cybersecurity programs that are either “at risk” or at “high risk."
White House seeks to tighten identity management in federal agencies
A memo from OMB asks agencies to coordinate regularly to make sure federal identity management policies are consistently implemented.
OMB sees risk management efforts slowly coming to fruition
U.S. officials are finally starting to get the real time situational awareness cybersecurity data they need, a federal advisory panel was told Wednesday.
Federal agencies often don't know who's attacking them online, OMB says
For nearly a third of the cybersecurity incidents reported to the Department of Homeland Security by federal agencies, the agency had no information about what kind of attack took place or where it was targeted, officials said Wednesday.
Double role for White House cyber aide shows challenges for new administration
The remarkable decision to have a single official fill two key White House cybersecurity posts has highlighted both the Trump administration's commitment to securing federal IT networks as a national security priority; and its inability to fill key cyber jobs.
Federal CISO to get second hat as National Security Council's cyber director
Grant Schneider, the acting federal CISO, has been appointed another role within the White House as a senior director for cybersecurity at the NSC, raising questions among some former officials.