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DHS Cyber Division Unveils Electronic Library Platform for Industry and Academia Research Community

The cybersecurity division within the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has created an electronic library platform that supplies access to infrastructure and event data to the industrial and academic research community. DHS said Monday the Information Marketplace for Policy and Analysis of Cyber-risk & Trust platform will aim to …

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Baldrige Program, NIST to Develop Assessment Tool for Cyber Risk Management Programs

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program has teamed up with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to create a tool designed to help organizations evaluate their cybersecurity risk management initiatives. The Baldrige program proposed the Baldrige Cybersecurity Excellence Builder platform in compliance with NIST’s Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, …

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FAA Proposes Safety Mgmt System Implementation Rule for Airport Security

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a supplemental notice of a proposed role for safety management systems in an effort to integrate proactive hazard identification and risk-management based principles on day-to-day operations at airports. The FAA said Tuesday it seeks to integrate the systems at any Part 139 airport either classified as small, medium or large hub in the …

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GAO Reviews Quality, Frequency of CIO Ratings on Federal IT Dashboard

The Government Accountability Office has urged agency chief information officers to frequently update their ratings for agency information technology investments on the web-based Federal IT Dashboard system. GAO said Thursday it conducted a performance audit on 95 federal IT programs that were active from April 2015 to June 2016 at 17 agencies and compared CIO rating …

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DHS Unveils Plan to Bolster US Cyber, Physical Infrastructure Security

The Department of Homeland Security has identified five priority research areas intended to guide future efforts of government, academic and commercial organizations to secure critical infrastructure assets throughout the U.S. DHS’ National Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Research and Development Plan calls for the formation of cross-sector partnerships to explore …

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Pentagon IG Cites Cyber Vulnerabilities in Data Infrastructure

The Defense Department’s inspector general has released a new summary report on cyber vulnerabilities it found in DoD’s information networks and systems. DoD’s IG said in a Sept. 25 report it identified vulnerabilities in the areas of contingency planning, access and identity management and risk management based on 20 unclassified audit reports and …

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Sarah Bloom Raskin: Underwriting Process Can Help Businesses Improve Cyber Defense Strategies

A senior official at the Treasury Department has discussed ways for the insurance sector to help enterprises bolster their measures against potential cyber attacks, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Sarah Bloom Raskin, deputy treasury secretary, said she believes the underwriting process that businesses undergo to apply for cyber insurance can help determine …

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