The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a draft agenda for an upcoming privacy engineering seminar focused on best practices for cybersecurity.
The Department of Homeland Security believes it will have adequate resources to handle increased private-sector demand for cybersecurity services like the department's Cyber Resilience Review tool, according to a DHS spokesman.
The Department of Homeland Security's top cybersecurity official on Thursday called on Congress to pass legislation that clarifies what DHS does to prevent, mitigate and investigate cyber attacks.
A Cold War-era agreement to avoid naval incidents at sea and a decade-old international pact to block the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction could be models for reducing the risk of conflict in cyberspace, according to a State Department official.
The increasing convergence of Internet governance, privacy and cybersecurity policy making has created some "difficult" and "dangerous" entanglements of policy issues -- and the European Union is seeking further U.S. action on two policy fronts, said an EU official this week.
Little-known Department of Justice guidance makes clear the government will not use antitrust powers to punish companies that share information to protect against cyber attacks, according to a senior Obama administration official who said DOJ may update the guidance in the "next couple of months" to emphasize the point.
The Federal Trade Commission and agency officials from the European Union and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation economies have announced a project mapping two systems for protecting data transferred across borders.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed by voice vote Suzanne Spaulding as under secretary at the Department of Homeland Security for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, which is responsible for cybersecurity and protecting critical infrastructure.
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing March 13 on the president's budget request for the Department of Homeland Security, which is playing a leading role implementing the government's cybersecurity policy.
Lingering tensions between the European Union and the United States over surveillance activities by the National Security Agency have prompted a number of European initiatives to toughen privacy protections and broaden international control of the Internet.
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News and analysis of the fifth and final public workshop in Raleigh, NC on drafting a framework of cybersecurity standards.