Tag: Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

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Local governments still have questions as cyber grants inch forward

January 23, 2023

Via: StateScoop

The federal government’s new cybersecurity grant program continues to loom large for state and local technology officials, with several more mileposts to go before the money starts flowing, government IT experts said last week. Speaking during a biannual online briefing […]


CISA unveils Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative with tech heavyweights as first private partners

August 6, 2021

Via: CSO Online

Jen Easterly, the freshly installed head of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), unveiled yesterday a new federal initiative called the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) which has been structured to help lead the […]

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Warner says ‘time is now’ for cyber incident reporting legislation

July 22, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

A new bipartisan bill in the Senate would require federal contractors, agencies and critical infrastructure operators to report cyber intrusions to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency within 24 hours of discovery. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner […]


Feds issue emergency order for agencies to patch critical Windows flaw

September 22, 2020

Via: ArsTechnica

The US Department of Homeland Security is giving federal agencies until midnight on Tuesday to patch a critical Windows vulnerability that can make it easy for attackers to become all-powerful administrators with free rein to create accounts, infect an entire […]