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DHS’ Phyllis Schneck: Trust Key to Threat Info Sharing Between Agencies, Companies

Phyllis Schneck, deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the Department of Homeland Security, believes the government should establish trust with companies in order to encourage them to share digital threat information, Fedscoop reported Monday. Schneck told Fedscoop reporter Greg Otto in an interview that DHS and its partner agencies work to ensure privacy in the department’s …

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DHS Awards Data Privacy Development Research Contract to Yale

The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology unit has chosen Yale University to develop technology for use in data privacy research studies under a $1.7 million contract. DHS said Monday the “PriFi Networking for Tracking-Resistant Mobile Computing” contract is part of its data privacy program that aims to develop new privacy-enhancing …

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Report: 22 Amendments Lined Up for CISA After Senate Recess

Senators will vote on 22 proposed amendments to the cyber information-sharing bill if it comes up in September after the recess amid a packed legislative schedule, the National Journal reported Wednesday. Kaveh Waddell writes that the future Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which will provide incentives to businesses for sharing threat information …

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Naomi Lefkovitz: Privacy Risk Mgmt Framework Supplements NIST Cyber Efforts

Naomi Lefkovitz, senior privacy policy adviser at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, has outlined the potential impact of the agency’s privacy risk management framework on the government’s overall cybersecurity effort, FierceGovernmentIT reported Monday. Lefkovitz told Molly Bernhart Walker in an interview that the recently released draft report on the …

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