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Michael Daniel: White House Unveils Cybersecurity Standardization Framework

The White House has unveiled a strategy that calls for U.S. government, commercial and academic organizations to participate in the development of international standards to strengthen resilience and security of critical data and networks. Michael Daniel, the White House’s cybersecurity coordinator, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that the framework supports international efforts to establish technical measures for the …

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Reuters: Interagency Tech R&D Project Aims to Curb Unauthorized Drone Operations

Several federal agencies have partnered with state and local law enforcement agencies to build technologies for monitoring unauthorized commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, Reuters reported Thursday. David Morgan writes the Federal Aviation Administration and the departments of Defense and Homeland Security launched the interagency technology development project to stop …

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GSA Asks for Public Comment on Federal Cybersecurity Measures; Dan Tangherlini Comments

The U.S. General Services Administration wants public comment on how to make the federal government more resilient as the agency improves its acquisition cybersecurity policies. The GSA’s request for information is asking for recommendations that could help implement Executive Order 13636 on Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity and the Presidential Policy …

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Panel Recommends LEED System to Measure Building Sustainability; Kevin Kampschroer Comments

An advisory panel has recommended the federal government adopt the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design system as the primary standard for measuring federal buildings’ sustainability, Federal News Radio reports. Jason Miller writes the General Services Administration has required a LEED Gold certification for all new government construction projects since …

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