Tag Archives: Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

CISA Accepts Entries to President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition 2020

CISA

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has opened applications for an annual cybersecurity competition intended for federal employees. Those who serve with the Department of Defense and other components of the federal executive branch may enter the second President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition to demonstrate cyber skills, CISA said Tuesday.

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Senate’s COVID-19 Relief Bill Earmarks $53M for CISA

Senate Hearing

The Senate Appropriations Committee has proposed a COVID-19 pandemic relief package that would set aside $53 million to help the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) protect vaccine research from cyber threat actors.

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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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Christopher Krebs: CISA Hasn’t Yet Seen ‘Coordinated’ Foreign Effort to Influence US Elections

Christopher Krebs

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said CISA has not seen a “coordinated” effort of foreign election interference to date.

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs Issues Emergency Directive on Windows Server Security Updates

Christopher Krebs

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, is mandating agencies to update their Domain Name System-based (DNS) Windows servers following reports of new cyber threats.

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CISA Introduces New Security Strategy for Industrial Control Systems; Christopher Krebs Quoted

Christopher Krebs

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has unveiled a new strategic document designed to bolster the cyber protection of the country's industrial control systems with a unified approach. CISA claims that its "Securing Industrial Control Systems: A Unified Initiative" strategy aims to help the industrial community develop tools that better secure ICS assets.

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