The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) parent agency – said yesterday that only 571 of CISA’s 3,117 employees would continue to work through a government shutdown – meaning that 79 percent of the agency’s staff would be staying home until government funding is restored.
Tech leaders from six prominent government agencies offered suggestions Tuesday for how they want to see the FITARA Scorecard categories improve, particularly when it comes to cybersecurity metrics.
Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., ranking member of the House Oversight Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation, said today that he and subcommittee Chairwoman Nancy Mace, R-S.C., are working collaboratively to evolve the FITARA Scorecard categories.
The number two official at the Justice Department (DoJ) warned today that the pending government shutdown is “quite dangerous and quite irresponsible” in terms of the effect it would have on the nation’s ability to defend against cyber threats.
Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released the new Hardware Bill of Materials (HBOM) Framework for Supply Chain Risk Management product from the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force.
With the government on the brink of a shutdown as Congress remains at an impasse on funding beyond this weekend, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) formally initiated the process of preparing for a potential shutdown on Friday, Sept. 22.
The Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) issued a summary today of the top challenges facing Federal agencies, as identified by those agencies’ respective Offices of the Inspector General (OIG) – and once again IT issues headed up the list.
Sens. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., introduced bipartisan legislation on Sept. 21 that aims to modernize and streamline the adoption of cloud computing technology in Federal agencies.
Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif. – one of Capitol Hill’s main policy movers for AI regulation – said today that Congress wants to place guardrails around the emerging technology in three buckets: AI that can destroy the world; AI that can kill you; and AI that would cause harm to society.