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DHS Releases New Domain Name Risk Management Strategy

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Information Technology Sector Coordinating Council (IT SCC) have released the IT Sector Risk Management (ITSRM) Strategy for Domain Name Resolution Services. The risk management strategy is the result of a collaborative partnership between government and private-sector operators of Domain Name Services (DNS) and its supporting infrastructure. “The… Keep Reading

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Cyber Security Experts Gather to Discuss Awareness, Cooperation to Combat Attacks

New York State this month showcased its cyber warrior talent as federal, state and industry computer security experts gathered to stress the need for increased awareness and cooperation among law enforcement, industry and the public to combat cyber crimes. During the 14th Annual New York State Cyber Security Conference and the separate 6th Annual Academic… Keep Reading

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Kissinger, Huntsman: US, China Need Cyber Detente

The United States and China need to reach an agreement to restrict cyber attacks and designate some areas as off limits to hacking, two former senior US officials said on Tuesday. Click here for the full story Keep Reading

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Offshoot of ‘Anonymous’ Claims Responsibility for Hacking Senate Website

The need to pass comprehensive cyber security legislation is more urgent than ever," Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said in a statement Tuesday, following news of a prank cyberattack on the United States Senate website, the latest in an escalating series of malicious attacks on high-profile government and commercial computer systems. On Monday Martina Bradford, the… Keep Reading

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DHS Sets New Direction for FISMA Compliance

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced guidance for civilian federal agency CIOs on the development of the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) implementation metrics. The 11-page document, 2011 Chief Information Officer FISMA Reporting Metrics, prepared by the Department of Homeland Security National Cybersecurity Division, outlined critical questions for each agency… Keep Reading

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Report: Cyberthreats Outpacing Cybersecurity Progress

While a “cyber Armageddon” does not appear imminent, cyber attacks constitute a serious challenge to US national security and demand greater attention from American leaders, according to a new study from the Center for a New American Security (CNAS).  “US government networks are vulnerable,” declared the CNAS report, America’s Cyber Future Security and Prosperity in… Keep Reading

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Homeland Security Releases FISMA Compliance Metrics

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released new reporting metrics for agency compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) that focus on continuous cybersecurity monitoring. Click here for the full story Keep Reading

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FBI Reviewing Hacking of Google Accounts

The FBI is investigating a cyber attack that targeted hundreds of Google email accounts, including those belonging to senior government officials and military personnel. Click here for the full story Keep Reading

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Microsoft Endorses White House Cybersecurity Plan

Microsoft’s cybersecurity czar approves of the Obama administration’s legislative proposal to protect the United States from Internet-based attacks. The plan, which calls for the Department of Homeland Security to coordinate with the private sector, has come under fire from the US Chamber of Commerce, which recently called it "regulatory overreach." The Chamber particularly objected to… Keep Reading

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