President Trump’s Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossert has drafted a new cybersecurity executive order, which will direct certain agencies to provide reports on their cybersecurity within a set number of days, according to retired Gen. Michael Hayden, who has served as the director of both the National Security Agency (NSA) and the CIA.






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The Department of Homeland Security offers cybersecurity services to states and other Federal agencies. However, the agency’s cyber systems are not exercising their full potential, the Government Accountability Office found.






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The Department of Homeland Security’s compliance-based approach will shift to an individualized assessment of components’ threat posture, according to Danny Toler, acting assistant secretary for DHS’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications. Instead of relying on a “three-ring binder” approach, which standardizes cybersecurity requirements throughout an agency, Toler said DHS will appraise its entities’ cyber stances […] […]

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