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GSA, DOE Officials on Federal Efforts to Reduce Cyber Risks

The General Services Administration and the Department of Energy are launching initiatives to address cybersecurity risks, Federal News Network reported Friday. Larry Hale, director of information technology security subcategory at GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, said the agency is taking steps to ensure the security of products agencies procure from acquisition schedules.

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DHS Cyber Division Unveils Electronic Library Platform for Industry and Academia Research Community

The cybersecurity division within the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has created an electronic library platform that supplies access to infrastructure and event data to the industrial and academic research community. DHS said Monday the Information Marketplace for Policy and Analysis of Cyber-risk & Trust platform will aim to …

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GAO: DHS Should Include Cyber in Coast Guard, FEMA Programs

The Government Accountability Office has recommended the Department of Homeland Security include cybersecurity as an element in programs of the U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Emergency Management Agency. GAO said in a testimony submitted Thursday to a House Committee on Homeland Security panel that DHS needs to bolster port cybersecurity in support of efforts to protect …

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FAA Advisory Panel Eyes Standards for Airline Cybersecurity

An advisory committee for the Federal Aviation Administration consisting of U.S. aviation regulators and industry representatives is working on measures to protect airlines from hackers, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Andy Pasztor writes that the panel is scheduled to meet this month amid industry concerns on potential vulnerabilities to cyber …

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Coast Guard Unveils Cyber Strategy for Maritime Domain

The U.S. Coast Guard has developed a new cyber strategy in support of the service’s efforts to integrate cyberspace as an operating domain for the maritime mission. Stephanie Young writes in an entry posted Tuesday on the Coast Guard blog that the strategy will provide a framework and establish priorities …

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