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FBI: North Korea Behind Sony Hack

The FBI has determined the North Korean government was responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the bureau said in a statement Friday. In that statement, the ...
Sen. John McCain

Sen. John McCain Eyes Creation of Senate Cybersecurity Subcommittee

Sen. John McCain Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) plans to form a cybersecurity-dedicated subcommittee if he is elected chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Defense News reported ...
David Bennett

David Bennett: DISA Adopts Cyber Network Risk Scoring Method

David Bennett The Defense Information Systems Agency has implemented a continuous monitoring risk scoring system that will work to measure the cybersecurity risk of the agency’s ...
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Jeff Wagner: Govt-Wide CDM Program Shifts Cyber Response to Real-Time

Some security officials in government believe the second phase of the Department of Homeland Security‘s continuous monitoring program is a key step forward in the adoption of ...
cybersecurity

IARPA to Discuss Cyber Attack Forecast Modeling Program with Industry

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will hold a proposers’ day next month to discuss an upcoming industry competition for work to develop cyber risk prediction ...
mike rogers

Rep. Mike Rogers: Cyber Attacks Could Worsen Without Data Sharing Legislation

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) warned the U.S. could face bigger cybersecurity issues if Congress does not pass legislation to allow the government and industry to exchange threat information, ...
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Congress OKs Bill to Encourage Public-Private Cybersecurity Collaboration; Sen. Jay Rockefeller Comments

Congress has passed a cybersecurity bill that would empower the National Institutes of Standards and Technology to coordinate with industry to develop infrastructure protection standards, ...
Sydney Smith-Heimbrock

OPM Embeds Cyber Code in Federal Workforce Database; Sydney Smith-Heimbrock Comments

Sydney Smith-Heimbrock The Office of Personnel Management has moved to monitor cyber personnel performance and attached a cybersecurity job code into the federal workforce, Fedscoop ...
Phyllis Schneck

Congress OKs FISMA Reform, DHS Workforce Bills; Phyllis Schneck Comments

Phyllis Schneck Congress has approved two bills that seek to reform the existing cybersecurity law and assist the Department of Homeland Security in recruiting and retaining cyber ...
Doug-Maughan

Doug Maughan: DHS, Industry to Present Agency-Funded Cybersecurity Tech Projects

Doug Maughan The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will hold an event on Tuesday to showcase agency-backed research and development work on information technology security tools, ...