Data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) have prompted a major cybersecurity push in Congress, and two bills propose giving the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) new authority and tools to protect Federal systems.
Decades of funding shortfalls and tired legacy systems are to blame for the massive data breach at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), says OPM Director Katherine Archuleta, who defended her agency and its staff under heavy questioning in Congress last week. Case in point: OPM was using the most basic version of Einstein, the […]
Now that Congress has finally approved the USA Freedom Act, the next big cyber debate is shaping up around the Cybersecurity Information Security Act (CISA).
Key Federal leaders share their thoughts on FITARA, cybersecurity, and more.
It’s not a matter of if you’ll get hacked – it’s when.
You probably already know plenty about the latest in consumer high-tech gadgetry from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week. But you might not be as familiar about what happened at the 10th annual CES Government, which preceded the main event.
Congress finally passed the Cyber Security Protection Act this month, amending the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to modernize cybersecurity measures for the 21st century.
Despite widespread concern, a question mark remains over the current state of federal cybersecurity.
Regardless of your agency’s mission, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software puts the consistent systems in place that keep your data secure and your agency in compliance with Federal mandates.
Checked out the latest report by MeriTalk yet? The “Big Five in Overdrive: Are State and Local Networks Ready?”, underwritten by Brocade, examines how the implementation of the Big Five – data center consolidation, mobility, security, big data, and cloud computing – will affect state and local government IT.