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CISA, NSA Issue Guidance on Identity and Access Management

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Security Agency (NSA) released new guidance on March 21 that offers system administrators best practices for identity and access management (IAM).

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Health Sector Witnesses Call for Enhanced Collaboration to Mitigate Cyber Risks

Health industry witnesses this week called for enhanced inter-agency collaboration – to include critical infrastructure sector participation – in order to mitigate cybersecurity risks facing the healthcare sector.

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NIAC Puts Out New Recommendations For Critical Infrastructure

The President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) is calling for mandatory cybersecurity standards for the security and resilience of critical infrastructure assets, on the heels of the Biden administration’s release earlier this month of its national cybersecurity strategy that tacks in a similar direction.

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Zero Trust Year 2: Fed CIOs Talk Challenges, Progress

Nearly two years after the White House released its cybersecurity executive order (EO) that homed in on zero trust, Federal agencies are well on their way to completing their zero trust maturity journeys and are using the president’s guidance as an opportunity to modernize their systems.

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CISA, Girl Scouts Collaborating to Bridge Gender Gap in Cyber

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced they will collaborate to bring more women into the cybersecurity workforce to bridge the gender gap.

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Upcoming Events
Axonius Federal Forum 2023
Identifying and Closing the AI Gap

Join us on April 18, 2023, to discuss the most in-demand AI skills for Federal organizations and mission partners, and what we can do together to close the skills gap and advance emerging AI use cases. […]

Research

The Push and Pull of Federal Cybersecurity

MeriTalk, in partnership with Google, surveyed 150 Federal cybersecurity managers to explore the mounting tension in security decision-making.

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Cyber Reset: Prioritizing Prevention in Federal Agencies

MeriTalk surveyed 150 government cybersecurity leaders to explore the possibilities of a world where governments don’t have to assume they have been breached – and what it would take to get there. Download this infographic for a synthesis of the research findings

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Containing the Cyber Threat Tsunami

Government teams are perpetually in cybersecurity crisis mode. MeriTalk, in partnership with Dell Technologies and INTEGRITY Global Security (IGS), surveyed 300 government cybersecurity leaders across Federal, State, and Local organizations to explore the possibilities of a world where agencies no longer need to assume breach – and what it would take to get there.

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Past Events
ServiceNow Federal Forum

At the ServiceNow Federal Forum, explore how Federal innovators are connecting people, processes, and technology to innovate at scale, deliver value faster, and simply work better. […]

Cyber Smoke - March 2023

Join us on Thursday, March 9, at Morton’s The Steakhouse, to celebrate the first Cyber Smoke of 2023, our unique networking tradition and must-attend event, where you can socialize with other cyber professionals from across government and industry who make the tech ecosystem tick and go above and beyond – day in and day out. […]

FITARA Awards and FedRAMP Celebration

FITARA is a fixture in Federal IT and remains an important measure of how agencies are prioritizing modernization. In partnership with Congressman Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, join us for our FITARA Awards, a complimentary award ceremony and networking reception on March 1 at 5 p.m. to honor Federal IT excellence, based on the FITARA Scorecard 15.0 grades. […]

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