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GAO: FAA Should Adopt Cyber Threat Modeling System for NextGen Transition

The Government Accountability Office has recommended that the Federal Aviation Administration establish a threat modeling approach to secure NextGen air traffic control data systems. GAO ...
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Cyber Info Sharing Bill Moves to Full House Vote

House Homeland Security Committee members have unanimously passed a bill that would offer liability protection to businesses that share cyber threat information with the federal government, ...
Michael Gilmore

DoD’s Michael Gilmore: Agencies Could Address Security Flaws During Software Development Process

Michael Gilmore Some government and industry executives have said at a Consortium for IT Software Quality-hosted forum that security management should be part of an organization’s ...
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James Jones: Iran Nuclear Deal May Escalate Middle East Cyber War

Some U.S. national security analysts have forecast that an international agreement to stop Iran’s nuclear development program will heighten cyber threats against U.S.’ Middle ...
Donna Dodson

NIST Seeks Public Comments on Consumer Data Protection Draft; Donna Dodson Comments

Donna Dodson The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking public comments on a draft report that contains recommendations on how to protect consumer data. The report ...
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Air Force Rolls Out Cybersecurity Task Force; Lt. Gen. Bill Bender Comments

The U.S. Air Force has formed a cybersecurity task force, a move Gen. Mark Welsh said is designed to understand the “inherent risks within the cyberspace domain.” Welsh, Air Force ...
Tony Scott

Tony Scott: Cloud Strategies Need to Have Time Frames, Common Services

Tony Scott Federal CIO Tony Scott has outlined his strategy to drive government information technology programs toward completion as initiatives on digital services, cybersecurity ...
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Report: House Intell Panel to Vote on Cyber Info Sharing Bill Thursday

The House Intelligence Committee was scheduled Tuesday to introduce a cybersecurity bill that would offer liability safeguards for companies that participate in government-industry ...
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Rod Turk: DOE Seeks to Bolster Security Tools at Agency’s Cyber Coordination Hub

Rod Turk, chief information security officer at the U.S. Energy Department, has said the agency wants build up its defense against computer security threats through the Joint Cyber ...
Michael Rogers

NSA’s Adm. Michael Rogers: US Military’s Cyber Defense Corps to Begin Operations in September 2016

Michael Rogers Adm. Michael Rogers, director of the National Security Agency and commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, has said the U.S. military’s new cyber defense corps would start ...