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Trump emphasizes federal cybersecurity workforce, education programs in new executive order

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The goal is to build a “superior cybersecurity workforce,” one senior Trump administration official said.

Classified data key to new acquisition approach, Federal CISO says

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The new regime contrasts from previous “Whac-A-Mole” approaches that were confined to the unclassified space, Grant Schneider said.

U.S. Cyber Command has shifted its definition of success

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

The success of Cyber Command can be measured in actions taken by other government agencies, according to a top command official.

Ex-DHS official on PPD-20 repeal: Consider potential blowback to private sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Suzanne Spaulding says the U.S. government should carefully consider the potential private-sector repercussions of conducting offensive cyber operations.

White House announces federal cyber strategy, vows to go on offensive

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The White House on Thursday announced a new governmentwide cybersecurity strategy in an effort to raise federal network defenses but also go on the offensive more when U.S. interests are threatened.

Executive order creates system for 'automatic' sanctions on foreigners interfering with U.S. elections

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 8 months ago

The ODNI would make initial assessments, and then DOJ and DHS would get involved. Some penalties would kick in right away if investigations uncover meddling.

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