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Tony Scott: Govt to Release Cyber Guidelines in the Fall

Federal CIO Tony Scott has indicated that the government will release guidance on federal network security and incident response measures in the fall, Nextgov reported Thursday. Jack Moore writes that the guidelines will provide policy and process recommendations that build on the 30-day cybersecurity sprint held across government in June. “I …

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OMB Gauges Federal Two-Factor Authentication Performance

The Office of Management and Budget has released the results of a 30-day governmentwide cybersecurity evaluation meant to assess federal agencies’ two-factor authentication implementation, FCW reported Wednesday. Zach Noble writes the Energy Department’s score rose to 13 percent from 8 percent in terms of privileged user implementation while unprivileged user implementation …

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NIST Cyber Hub Proposes ‘Building Blocks’ for Email, Mobile Device Security

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence of the National Institute of Standards and Technology has unveiled its proposals for cyber measures in email security and Personal Identity Verification credentials on mobile devices. NIST said Thursday the two draft “building blocks” will work to address cybersecurity issues among businesses and are open for public comment …

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Jeremy Grant: NSTIC Aims to Eliminate Passwords by 2020

The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace is working to develop new security methods with the goal of replacing the password by 2020, FedScoop reported Wednesday. Jeremy Grant, senior executive adviser for NSTIC, told FedScoop’s John Breeden II that he sees the two-factor authentication or token security models as the …

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