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CISA Publishes Staff-Focused Chapter of Cybersecurity Toolkit; Christopher Krebs Quoted

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has launched a new chapter of a toolkit designed to help organizations observe proper cyber posture. The chapter, titled Chapter 2: Your Staff, is the second of six entries under the Cyber Essentials Toolkit.

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs on Cloud Security, Workforce Diversity Issues Amid COVID-19

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, said the agency is addressing operational challenges as the pandemic continues to require telework settings. Krebs told attendees during a recent virtual event that CISA seeks to ensure visibility in server management as agencies utilize cloud migration to handle remote work operations.

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Christopher Krebs, Ajit Pai Ask Governors to Support Communications Industry During Pandemic

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Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai have asked governors through a joint letter to provide the communications industry and its workers access to resources as they work to continue to keep citizens connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Bipartisan Senator Group Asks CISA, USCYBERCOM to Boost Hospital Cybersecurity

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Sens. David Perdue, R-Ga.; Edward Markey, D-Mass.; Mark Warner, D-Va.; Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.; and Tom Cotton, R-Ark., have addressed the country's cyber officials on hospitals' protection against cyber attacks. The senators asked U.S. Cyber Command and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to better protect hospitals against cyber attacks, Warner's office said Tuesday.

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Christopher Krebs: CISA Plans to Cease Use of Social Security Numbers as Identification

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said CISA plans to put an end to using Social Security numbers as identification to help address security concerns facing citizens, Nextgov reported Wednesday.

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration, Data Sharing in Election Security

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has helped improve collaboration between DHS and the National Security Agency, CyberScoop reported Monday.

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