Both members of the private sector and state governments are struggling under the burden of inconsistent and overlapping Federal cybersecurity regulations, according to experts who spoke before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee. […]

Strategy in cyberspace should be treated like the strategy used in traditional military battle spaces, according to Ray Letteer, chief of the cyber division of the Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4) Department at Headquarters of the U.S. Marine Corps, who spoke at Tenable’s GovProtect17 on June 21.






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The underreporting of cyber incidents is a chief issue across Federal agencies, according to Kevin Cox, Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program manager for the department of Homeland Security. However, when the CDM Federal dashboard launches in July, agencies will be able to view not only their own cybersecurity issues, but also those of their fellow agencies.






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The Federal government needs to set standards for cybersecurity and hold the proper people accountable, technology executives that gathered at the White House on June 19 told Rob Joyce, cyber coordinator for the White House.






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The cybersecurity executive order, signed by President Donald Trump, could enable a shift in culture that will help entire agencies gain the cybersecurity knowledge that they need to be successful in their missions, according to agency CIOs.






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The Unisys 2017 Security Index found that public concern over Internet security has increased more than any other security concern since their 2014 survey. “Our biggest percentage increase was in viruses, malware, and hacking activities,” said Bill Searcy, Unisys vice president of global justice, law enforcement, and border security.






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The personal details of nearly 200 million voters were left exposed online by data firm Deep Root Analytics, which was working on behalf of the Republican National Committee, according to UpGuard, which reported the exposure on June 19 and characterized it as “the largest known exposure of voter information in history.”






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Eighteen technology company CEOs are expected to attend the White House Tech Summit on June 19 to talk about modernizing the government’s tech infrastructure and keeping its computers safe from cyberattacks. The technology leaders could benefit if the government moves to modernize with the help of their hardware, software, and cloud-computing services.






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