Tag Archives: hacks

NIST Issues Guidance for Securing Critical Unclassified Data Against Advanced Persistent Threats

NIST Cybersecurity

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a final guidance containing recommendations on how to protect controlled unclassified information from advanced persistent threats. Ron Ross, a computer scientist and NIST fellow, said the organization published the guidance in response to reported critical cyber attacks to U.S. infrastructure.

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CyberCore Analyzes Supply Chain Risk Reduction; William Von Hagel Quoted

Dr. William Von Hagel

CyberCore recently highlighted the ways organizations can mitigate supply chain risk, which has significantly increased with the COVID-19 pandemic. The federal government has significantly relied on global sourcing and manufacturing of critical infrastructure products, which has resulted in supply chain threats, including counterfeit products, hacks, trade wars and supply disruption. 

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Lisa Monaco: DHS Offers Cybersecurity Support to State Election Administrators

Lisa Monaco, the president’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, said the Department of Homeland Security has reached out to state election administrators to offer cybersecurity support and boost public confidence in voting systems, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu writes Monaco told a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum audience the …

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