The General Services Administration’s Federal Acquisition Service just created the Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services Special Item Number (HACSSIN) to add cyber services to GSA’s Schedule 70 to help agencies procure cyber solutions.
Software is the answer for many hacking woes, according to this cybersecurity company founder, who has found that passwords are the simple root of so many breaches.
Saying it doesn’t have unlimited resources to fix all of its cyber vulnerabilities, the Navy is looking to prioritize, including through a pilot program to help commanders understand which cyber problems are the biggest threats to their missions.
The Department of Homeland Security told Congress Tuesday that it’s seeing significant dividends from a new legal authority Congress granted the department in 2014: the ability to force other federal agencies to take concrete steps to improve their cybersecurity posture.
Advocating data center consolidation and optimization as a priority could be a tough sell to the Donald Trump administration, but the federal IT community has courted the White House by framing the issue within the narrative of the president’s soon-to-emerge cybersecurity executive order.
This week, Women of Washington hosts sit down with Jill Vaughan, former CTO of the Transportation Security Administration, and current senior adviser to GSIS. Vaughan talked about her journey to the top of the TSA and gave her advice for leadership within the federal government.
Nearly two years after Congress passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, the intelligence community says it’s laid the groundwork for a public-private cyber threat hub, but it’s still far from the “cyber 911” that lawmakers and agencies envisioned.
In national security, the rotten apples have a lot more potential to do damage than they might in, say, Agriculture or Education.
Those currently in information security are in the right career, as the demand for talented, experienced employees continues to grow, says the CEO of NinjaJobs, Chris Camacho.
Maybe President Trump should give his 30-day cybersecurity review a little more time now.
The Defense Science Board’s latest study on the state of cyber defense in the U.S. reached some worrying conclusions, both for civil infrastructure and for military capability.
Cybersecurity isn’t what it used to be. The rise of social engineering, the internet of things, and the convergence of the cyber and physical worlds mean the old model of building a virtual moat around your network castle isn’t so much obsolete as having been rendered a subset of the complete cybersecurity mission.
Co-founder Ryan Corey describes how free online certification in cybersecurity is helping thousands thanks to open-source software and his DC startup called Cybrary.
The head of Gula Tech Adventures explains why investors should see a huge difference between product-based and service-based cybersecurity companies — and explains how to spot a winner.
Anup Ghosh’s story is uniquely DC. He started off as program manager at a government agency, but then quickly identified a problem that needed solving. Fast forward to his company being sold for $100 million.