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The Federal government’s Joint Ransomware Task Force (JRTF) kicked off its inaugural meeting with a discussion of new initiatives to collaborate with state, local, tribal, and territorial entities to protect against ransomware intrusions and disrupt malicious actors, according to a September 14 press release from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), along with its partners, released a Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) on Sept. 14 to warn agencies about continued malicious cyber activity from actors affiliated with the Iranian Government’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued its strategic plan for 2023 to 2025, setting forth four main goals of cyber defense, risk reduction and resilience, operational collaboration, and agency unification.

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The Billington CyberSecurity Summit closed out day two with a discussion with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Senior Election Security Advisor, Kim Wyman, on the necessity of voting infrastructure protection in the upcoming national elections.

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Collaborating with private entities is a sure way to improve the security of open source software, said Allan Friedman, the senior advisor and strategist for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Strategy Agency (CISA), during day two of the Billington CyberSecurity Summit.

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The Executive Assistant Director for Cybersecurity for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Eric Goldstein, preached the importance of offensive and defensive cybersecurity teams working together to mitigate attacks in America from adversaries.

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AI

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Brian Gattoni, discussed the future of applying artificial intelligence (AI) to Federal cybersecurity operations during the Billington Cybersecurity Summit on September 7.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a new guideline aimed at preparing critical infrastructure operators in the United States for the cybersecurity dangers of post-quantum cryptography.

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Implementing zero trust security architectures remains a team-based exercise in which technology and security leaders need to lean on each other for knowledge and advice – even those who help run IT operations at tech-savvy agencies like the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on August 11 issued a Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) on the Zeppelin ransomware threat as part of CISA’s #StopRansomware initiative.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) issued a cybersecurity advisory on August 18 that warns about Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) that they say are “currently being exploited” against the Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS).

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Witnesses at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing on July 20 provided lawmakers with feedback about how local election officials are viewing security information being supplied to them by the Federal government, along with the need to train local officials on ways to defeat misinformation.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) “Shields Up” cybersecurity campaign launched in February to warn critical infrastructure operators and other U.S.-based organizations of cybersecurity threats spilling over from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is proving its worth over the first four months of operation.

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The Cyber Safety Review Board (CSRB) – in its inaugural report released today – praised the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) for its response to the ongoing Log4j software vulnerability, and found that to date there have not been any significant Log4J-based attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure.

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FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and Department of the Treasury (DoT) released an advisory on July 6 that attributes ransomware attacks launched against healthcare and public health (HPH) organizations to North Korean state-sponsored organizations.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program offers a wide range of security benefits for Federal agencies. Still, a CISA official wants to help agencies unlock the program’s full potential.

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Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Jen Easterly is considering a big basket of recommendations delivered this week by the agency’s Cybersecurity Advisory Committee, including suggestions that the agency boost its workforce development and acquisition efforts and establish a new chief people officer position.

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The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is pressing the departments of Treasury and Homeland Security (DHS) to assess whether a further Federal response is needed to address the government’s existing terrorism risk insurance program, which may not cover losses from cyber and other attacks on U.S. critical infrastructure.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is winning rave reviews from cybersecurity practitioners who are working to improve Federal civilian agency security. CDM has the potential to become even more crucial to the cyber fight once its latest generation of technologies are fully leveraged.

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Building a zero-trust security architecture foundation that underlies better cybersecurity capabilities is at the top of the list for Robert Costello, Chief Information Officer at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has announced it is now accepting nominations for its first cohort of Cyber Innovation Fellows, with an applications due date of July 8.

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