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Bryan Ware to Focus on CISA Modernization, Data Mgmt

Bryan Ware, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency's new assistant director for cybersecurity, said he will focus on the modernization of CISA's infrastructure, Fifth Domain reported Tuesday. The effort will largely involve updates across the agency's artificial intelligence technologies and data management tools, Ware said at FedScoop’s Data Cloud Summit.

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Cyberspace Solarium Commission Seeks Industry Collaboration, Expanded Authorities for Cyber Agencies

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission is urging the government to expand the authorities of U.S. cyber agencies and establish the Cybersecurity and Information Security Agency as the leading entity for defending critical infrastructure, FCW reported Tuesday.

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CISA Opens Internet Security Guide Draft to Public

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released the draft of an updated internet security guide that was shaped with respect to the progression of technology. The new Trusted Internet Connections 3.0 draft takes cloud computing, mobile device and encryption standards into consideration, Matt Hartman, director of network resilience at CISA, said in a blog post published Friday.

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Bipartisan Bill Would Grant CISA Supoena Authority for Critical Infrastructure; Sen Ron Johnson Quoted

Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., have introduced a bill that would authorize the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to summon internet service providers for information, Fifth Domain reported Thursday. The bill would grant CISA subpoena authority to gather information of an ISP's customers suspected to be using vulnerable infrastructure.

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Report: Bryan Ware to Join CISA as Assistant Cybersecurity Director

Bryan Ware, assistant secretary for cyber, infrastructure and resilience policy at the Department of Homeland Security, has been appointed to hold a significant cybersecurity-focused role within the department, Fedscoop reported Sunday. He would succeed Jeanette Manfra as assistant director for cybersecurity of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, sources say.

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CISA, OMB Issue Draft Policies on Vulnerability Disclosure

The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has released a draft binding operational directive that would require federal agencies to have a vulnerability disclosure policy.

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CISA Warns Citizens of Holiday Shopping Scam Activities

The Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has launched a campaign to increase awareness about potential online shopping scams and other malicious activities ahead of the holiday shopping season. 

CISA said Tuesday it created a new section on its website that lays out precautionary measures when buying gifts on the internet, including ensuring devices are updated, verifying the authenticity of online outlets and using safe methods for purchases. 

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