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Ashton Carter: DoD Wants IT Industry Talent for Agency’s Digital Service Group

Ashton Carter The U.S. Defense Department aims to recruit information technology professionals from the private sector to help the agency solve data and IT management problems, Nextgov ...
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CBO Reports on Implementation, Compliance Costs For Data Breach Notification Bill

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the cost of implementing the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 or H.R. 1770 over the next five years will reach $1 ...
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Ashton Carter Unveils New DoD Cyber Strategy

Ashton Carter Defense Secretary Ashton Carter has released a new strategic plan for the Defense Department to secure cyberspace operations and strengthen cybersecurity of weapon systems, ...
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House Clears Second Cyber Info Sharing Bill in a Week

The House voted 355-63 Thursday to pass a bill to encourage government and industry data sharing on cyber threats and protect companies from disclosure liability, Federal News Radio ...
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House OKs Bill to Authorize Digital Threat Data Sharing

The House of Representatives passed a cybersecurity bill by a 307-116 vote Wednesday to limit liability for companies that report threat information to the U.S. government, the New ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: OMB Leads Cyber Program Reviews, Best Practices Dissemination

Tony Scott The Office of Management and Budget is working to boost federal cybersecurity and mitigate potential data breaches and other cyber threats through a review of agency cybersecurity ...
Jeh Johnson

Jeh Johnson: DHS to Open Silicon Valley Office

Jeh Johnson The Department of Homeland Security plans to open a cybersecurity office in Silicon Valley as part of its push to tap into the region’s technology talent pool and ...
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Willie May Urges Business Leaders to Adopt NIST’s Cybersecurity Framework

Willie May Willie May, acting director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, has urged business leaders at “Board Agenda: CYBER” conference to adopt the ...
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Report: Congress Divided Over Cyber Bill’s FOIA Exemption

Some U.S. lawmakers and open government advocates have voiced concerns about the inclusion of a Freedom of Information Act exemption in cybersecurity data sharing bills, Politico reported ...
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Adm. Paul Zukunft: Coast Guard to Issue Three-Pronged Cyber Strategy

Adm. Paul Zukunft, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, has outlined the service’s three-pronged cybersecurity strategy as well as other upcoming investments and operational ...