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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 ...
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Michael Daniel: White House Seeks ‘Broad, Strategic Picture’ of Cyber

Michael Daniel Michael Daniel, a special adviser at the White House, says cybersecurity encompasses more than its technical aspects as the government seeks to understand and identify potential solutions in ...
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44 Institutions Named NSA/DHS Centers of Academic Excellence

Forty-four universities have been named national centers of academic excellence with focus areas on information assurance and cyber defense. Evaluation teams from the National Security ...
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Qualys’ Billy Rios: Procurement Process Key to Stopping Cyber Attacks on Federal Facilities

Billy Rios, director of threat intelligence at Qualys, has called for increased effort to protect private industry and federal industrial control systems over existing security regulations ...