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DHS’ Automated Indicator Sharing Program Commences Industry to Govt Cyber Threat Information Exchange

The Department of Homeland Security‘s Automated Indicator Sharing program under the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 has become a two-way exchange of information between government and industry partners on malicious cyber acts, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. Scott Maucione writes Andy Ozment, DHS assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications, noted that Redwood City, …

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz: Agencies Strive to Meet Security Updates Deadline

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has pointed up the struggle of various agencies in implementing security patches on time for critical vulnerabilities, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Meredith Somers writes Chaffetz told committee members at a hearing Wednesday that 39 out of more than 360 vulnerabilities …

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Andy Ozment: DHS Adds Netflow Analysis Offering to Cyber Info-Sharing Program

The Department of Homeland Security has authorized four companies to offer a network analysis service to their commercial and government clients as part of DHS’ Enhanced Cybersecurity Services voluntary information-sharing program. The NetFlow Analysis tool will work to help AT&T, CenturyLink, Lockheed Martin and Verizon identify and examine malicious activity in enterprise computer systems, …

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DHS Names University of Texas as Info Sharing Standards Organization

The Department of Homeland Security has picked the University of Texas at San Antonio as an Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations standards organization. Andy Ozment, assistant secretary of cybersecurity and communications at DHS, announced Thursday the university’s ISAO designation following a competitive selection process. “ISAOs will contribute greatly to our …

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Andy Ozment, John Felker to Spearhead DHS Cyber Info Exchange Hub

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has assigned Andy Ozment, assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at DHS, to assume the responsibility of overseeing the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center. Johnson announced Monday that John Felker, formerly director of cyber and intelligence strategy at Hewlett Packard‘s enterprise services …

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Andy Ozment: DHS Continues Push for CDM, Einstein 3A Implementation

The Department of Homeland Security is working to complete the implementation of its Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation program at more nondefense agencies as part of efforts to detect cyber vulnerabilities, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu writes that Andy Ozment, assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at DHS, told the House …

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Andy Ozment, Luke McCormack Testify on DHS’ Cyber Priorities

Andy Ozment, assistant secretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, testified before a Senate panel on the $1.4 billion proposed cyber budget for fiscal year 2016 at DHS, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Sean McCalley writes that Ozment highlighted DHS’ desire for the increased budget to support DHS …

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