The framework is designed to reduce the Defense Department’s attack surface and ensure that if a device, network or user is compromised, the damage is quickly contained.
Ransomware attacks have taken down 911 systems, prevented officers from checking suspects’ criminal histories during traffic stops and blocked access to investigative files or video, impeding investigations. In some cases, prosecutors have had to drop criminal cases.
The Biden administration’s long-anticipated cybersecurity executive order lays the groundwork for modernizing cyber defenses and protecting critical services from attack by improving incident response and information sharing between the public and private sectors.
A cloud-based secure email gateway has helped the Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services decrease the threat from inbound malware messages.
CITADEL opens up new opportunities for big data researchers who previously could not access Summit, the nation’s most powerful scientific supercomputer, because of privacy rules.
The cyberattack against Colonial Pipeline, which led to the precautionary shutdown of fuel pipelines serving the East Coast, underscores the dangers of ransomware.
Recognizing that hackers in the service of foreign adversaries are dedicated, thorough and not constrained by any rules is important for anticipating their next moves and reinforcing and improving U.S. national cyber defenses.
To fully address supply chain risks, we must establish clear incentives to measure risk and share information about attacks.
The Energy secretary said DOE is committed to getting industry partners the tools, the intelligence and cyber response they need to address today's threats.
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo stressed the need for government agencies to move to intelligence-based cybersecurity and focus more on technology supply chains.