The president’s executive order on cybersecurity emphasizes systems modernization and cloud as a first step toward emphasizing protection of data rather than the network itself.
Today’s state of the art in cybersecurity is operational resilience – the ability to keep operating in the midst of a disruptive attack. Tomorrow’s state of the art is what Carnegie Mellon CERT’s Summer Fowler calls “prosillience” – the ability to anticipate and adapt before disruptions strike. Here’s how we’ll get from now to then.
President Trump’s Cyber Executive Order calls for consolidating federal networks into a single architecture. Here’s how three parts of government are already doing just that.
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In combination with human intelligence, artificial intelligence is the key enabling technology underpinning the Pentagon’s Third Offset Strategy.
Agile and DevOps software methodologies depend on automation’s torrid development pace and its ability to scan for flaws and test performance.
There were a total of 140 hacking-related data breaches reported lasts year to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights — a 24 percent increase over 2016’s 113 breaches.
Phase one of DOD’s cloud adoption directive will “leverage cloud technology to strengthen and streamline commercial operations within the department.”
After a DHS October mandate, just under half of federal agencies have adopted policies to track unauthorized phishing messages, an Agari cybersecurity study says.
Brief synopsis of article: General Dynamics Information Technology’s Robert Gilbert and Peter Howard spoke with Military & Aerospace Electronics about technology being used for border security and R-RVSS usage. (article is on page 10)
Brief synopsis of article: The Pentagon is focusing in on software-defined networking to further modernize its networks. The Defense Department’s Joint Service Provider – a relatively new consolidated arm of the Defense Information Systems Agency that provides IT specifically within the National Capital Region – is hoping to improve how JSP can successfully implement a Software Defined Network solution and modernize the DoD network.
A coalition of moderate House Democrats wants to expand a government-wide security certification process for cloud computing to all types of government information technology, according to a white paper released this week. The proposal from the New Democrat Coalition’s Cybersecurity Task Force would expand the FedRAMP model to non-cloud IT services.
Brief synopsis of article: Department of Homeland Security CISO Jeff Eisensmith wants the federal government to establish a team of cybersecurity experts akin to the General Services Administration’s 18F digital service team.