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GAO: Commerce Dept & NIST Should Address Physical Security Gaps

The Government Accountability Office has urged the Commerce Department and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to take steps to address challenges facing NIST’s physical security efforts. GAO said in a report published Wednesday 75 percent of surveyed NIST personnel believe that agency leaders put “great” or “very great” importance on …

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Nonprofit Offers White House Recommendations to Bolster Federal Cyber Workforce

Nonprofit organization (ISC)2 has urged President Donald Trump’s administration to prioritize federal cyber workforce development programs through a set of recommendations the group sent to White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. The Clearwater, Florida-based nonprofit recommended priority areas it believes President Trump should consider for inclusion in a cybersecurity executive order, (ISC)2 said Wednesday. …

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ISC Submits Recommendations on Critical Workforce Issues to New Federal CISO; Dan Waddell Comments

ISC has submitted a set of recommendations to the new federal chief information security officer on how to advance the government’s cybersecurity workforce during the upcoming presidential transition. The company delivered the recommendations to Federal CISO Gregory Touhill, government officials at the White House and the Office of Personnel Management last week, …

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ISC Study: Federal Cyber Officials Cite Lack of Breach Response Plans at Agencies

Forty percent of federal cybersecurity executives who responded to an ISC survey said their agencies still lack “effective” incident response plans nearly a year after the U.S. government suffered a large-scale breach of employee and contractor records. ISC said Thursday findings in the nonprofit’s 2016 State of Cybersecurity from the Federal Cyber Executive Perspective report were based on …

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ISC Survey: Security Workforce Shortfall to Hit 1.5M in Five Years

A new ISC survey has projected the global security workforce to run short of 1.5 million professionals in five years, GovInfoSecurity reported Thursday. Eric Chabrow writes the Booz Allen Hamilton-backed survey, conducted by Frost and Sullivan, shows majority of information security professionals admit their organizations lack security experts. Chabrow also …

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