The National Security Agency (NSA) partnered with the FBI to publish a new advisory document that tackles cybersecurity against Russian malware. The advisory aims to warn concerned organizations about Drovorub, a Russian malware used on Linux computer systems for cyber espionage.Read More »
Several technology companies have established an alliance under the auspices of the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards to create tools that would facilitate interoperability and data exchange across cybersecurity platforms.Read More »
Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., have introduced a bill aiming to reauthorize the role of the federal chief information officer, and establish a clearer structure for information technology reporting in the administration.
The Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018 would rename the Office of E-Government to the Office of the Federal CIO, Hurd's office said Wednesday.
Reps. Derek Kilmer (D-Washington), Kathleen Rice (D-New York) and Josh Gottheimer (D-New Jersey) have urged the Office of Personnel Management to modify requirements and streamline the recruitment process for federal cybersecurity jobs. Kilmer, Rice and Gottheimer currently serve as co-chairs of the New Democrat Coalition’s Cybersecurity Task Force and told Acting OPM Director Kathleen McGettigan in …Read More »
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has urged fellow senators to cooperate with each other and pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act before they adjourn Friday for a summer recess, The Hill newspaper reported Tuesday. Jordain Carney writes that several lawmakers have proposed amendments to the bipartisan bill and a …Read More »