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Sens. Ron Johnson, Tom Carper Ask OMB’s Shaun Donovan for Federal Data Security Guidance Revision

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Sens. Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) and Tom Carper (D-Delaware) have asked the Office of Management and Budget to provide updates on OMB’s efforts to revise a policy on how federal agencies can manage and protect information resources from cyber threats. In a letter published Wednesday, the lawmakers asked OMB Director Shaun Donovan to inform the Senate …

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NASA Research Center Eyes Collaborative Cybersecurity With Proposed ‘Gryphon X’ Project

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A cybersecurity proposal from NASA‘s Ames Research Center in California seeks to address vulnerabilities on the agency’s current and emerging infrastructure through collaboration with industry, Fedscoop reported Monday. Greg Otto writes Jerry Davis, NASA Ames chief information officer, is working to get the Gryphon X initiative in front of agency leaders. “NASA’s not …

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Rep. Jim Langevin Backs FDA Strategy to Secure Medical Devices

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Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) has voiced support for the Food and Drug Administration‘s draft guidance for manufacturers to protect medical technology products against cybersecurity threats. Langevin, co-chair of the Congressional Cybersecurity Caucus, said Thursday he believes the guidance FDA issued in January can serve as a tool for the safe implementation of networked medical devices. “It is critical that medical device manufacturers …

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DHS to Hold Public Meetings on Voluntary Standards for Cyber Info Sharing & Analysis Organizations

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The Department of Homeland Security will conduct a two-day public meeting in May in Anaheim, California, to tackle the draft voluntary standards on the operations of cybersecurity-focused information sharing and analysis organizations. DHS and the ISAO Standards Organization will meet with standard working groups and their heads on May 18 …

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NIST Issues 2015 Commerce Department Tech Transfer Stats

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued the Commerce Department’s technology transfer report for fiscal year 2015 that details such activities of the department’s three laboratories over the 12-month period. NIST said Monday the department obtained 20 patents out of 30 patent applications, filed 61 invention disclosures, signed 364 research-and-development …

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