CISA, NSA Release Security Advisory on Operational Technology; Anne Neuberger Quoted

Anne Neuberger

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) partnered with the National Security Agency (NSA) to jointly issue a guidance document on the protection of critical infrastructure and control systems associated with operational technology. 

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CISA Hires Josh Corman, Rob Arnold to Support COVID-19 Response; Christopher Krebs Quoted

Christopher Krebs

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has hired cybersecurity professionals Josh Corman and Rob Arnold to support CISA’s COVID-19 pandemic response efforts. “This changing threat landscape demands an ‘all-hands-on-deck’ approach and for us to bring the best and brightest minds to the front lines,” Christopher Krebs, director of CISA and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner. 

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Gov’t Tech Leaders on Addressing Security Risks of Edge Computing

Edge Computing

Technology executives at military and federal agencies said organizations should come up with security strategies to address vulnerabilities as edge computing becomes more viable driven by advancements in cloud, 5G, internet of things and other tech platforms, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

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Army Creates Expanded Cyber Unit for Multidomain, Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations

Army's Cyber Unit

The U.S. Army has established a strategic operations unit as part of a reorganization effort to expand the former cyber office's functions to include joint all-domain operations. Its creation comes as part of the Army’s efforts to meet modernization objectives under the Army Campaign Plan.

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Kevin Cox: CDM Program Helps Pandemic Response Agencies Improve Network Visibility

Kevin Cox

Kevin Cox, manager of the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, said the program is working with the federal agencies involved in vaccine research and other COVID-19 pandemic response efforts to help them improve their data protection and network visibility.

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