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DHS to Hold October Cybersecurity Awareness Event; Essye Miller Comments

The U.S. Army is set to discuss cybersecurity policies, practices and training during an annual cybersecurity awareness event in October. The Homeland Security Department will hold ...
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Report: Congress May Take Up IT Bills in Lame Duck Session

Congress might use a so-called “lame duck” session after November to discuss five pending bills related to information technology, FCW reported Friday. FCW reports the Federal ...
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FDA to Host Medtech Cybersecurity Workshop

The Food and Drug Administration has scheduled a two-day public workshop in October to gather insight from healthcare experts on how to address cyber threats tied to medical technology. FDA ...
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Senate OKs DHS Cyber Workforce Expansion Bill; Sen. Tom Carper Comments

The Senate voted unanimously on Friday to pass a bill that would give the Department of Homeland Security more power to recruit and retain cybersecurity talent, GovInfoSecurity reported ...
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Ernest McDuffie: Chinese Universities Want to Emulate U.S.’ Cyber Defense Curriculum

Ernest McDuffie, head of the U.S. National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, said many Chinese universities are looking to follow a U.S. government-approved cybersecurity training ...
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Profile: Steve Shirley, Defense Cyber Crime Center Executive Director

Steve Shirley serves as executive director of the Defense Department‘s Defense Cyber Crime Center in Linthicum, Maryland, which is a national cybersecurity center that incorporates ...
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DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson Urges Passage of Cyber Bill to Safeguard Critical Infrastructure

Jeh Johnson Congress should move swiftly and pass a bill that would bolster the nation’s cybersecurity before lawmakers adjourn for midterm campaigning, Homeland Security Secretary ...
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Ari Schwartz: Increasing Data Breaches Could Prompt Industry to Get Cyberinsurance

Ari Schwartz, cybersecurity director at the National Security Council, forecasts that insurance policies designed to protect organizations against losses from cyber attacks would be ...
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NIST’s Adam Sedgewick Addresses Industry Concerns About Cyber Framework Implementation

Adam Sedgewick A National Institute of Standards and Technology official has clarified that the agency’s voluntary cybersecurity framework is meant to offer private enterprises ...
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NIST Wants Feedback from Cybersecurity Framework Industry Users

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking feedback from industry users of its voluntary cybersecurity framework following that framework’s release in February. NIST ...