Cybersecurity flag
Air Force

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released draft two of Special Publication (SP) 800-160 Volume 2: Developing Cyber Resilient Systems. NIST Is seeking public comments on the draft through Nov. 1.






[…]

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Jens Stolenberg announced that NATO is taking a collective defense approach to cybersecurity, including the creation of a new cyber operations center for the organization.






[…]

Rep. John Katko, R-N.Y., introduced the State and Local Government Cybersecurity Improvement Act on Aug. 30 to help state and local governments combat cyberattacks. The legislation comes in the wake of increasing ransomware attacks targeting state and local governments, including Katko’s own state.  






[…]

Department of Homeland Security DHS

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is creating a standing form to allow industry, academia, and other private sector entities to report vulnerabilities on its networks, an upcoming Federal Register post says.






[…]

DHS Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is taking a cross-component agency approach in securing DHS’ 17 Security Operations Centers (SOCs), DHS CIO John Zangardi explained in an interview with GovernmentCIO released this week.






[…]

The General Services Administration released a draft catalog of identity and credential access management (ICAM) solutions on August 26, as part of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) updated ICAM policy for agencies.






[…]

Kevin Cox CDM Program Manager Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation Program DEFEND

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) identified an uptick in security gaps in the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) information security programs in fiscal year 2018, according to an OIG report released Aug. 23. 






[…]

Sens. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., are asking the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about what the senators called a lack of public disclosure about cyber vulnerabilities in internet-connected vehicles, and suggested that the government may want to consider taking “possible regulatory action” to remedy that lack of public information.






[…]

Categories