Congressional Republicans are welcoming President Obama's commitment to cybersecurity initiatives -- and pushing back against the president's assertion that he's awaiting action on Capitol Hill.
The Department of Homeland Security's decision to launch a nationwide roadshow to promote cybersecurity for small businesses could sharpen the agency's focus on the most significant cyber risks involving critical infrastructure.
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President Obama will use the bully pulpit of the State of the Union address to frame upcoming debates over cybersecurity information sharing, consumer data-breach notification and law enforcement efforts to fight cyber crime.
Recent moves by the Department of Homeland Security reveal a new determination to improve outreach to the business community on cybersecurity initiatives, tools and resources.
The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee is preparing to discuss thorny policy questions on big data, national cyber challenges and the risks of hidden online marketplaces.
The utility industry this year will begin making use of the federal framework of cybersecurity standards with the help of the Department of Energy's sector-specific guidance, while also addressing other cyber priorities, a utilities sector official told Inside Cybersecurity.
Leaders of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Thursday pledged a bipartisan approach to cybersecurity and other issues as the panel met for the first time under new Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI).
A new Cisco report finds that foreign governments are beginning to place requirements on data that could impose conflicting legal rules on multinational companies.
President Obama's top military adviser this week underscored the need to improve the cybersecurity of civilian networks upon which the U.S. military relies.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology will host on Feb. 3 a meeting on cybersecurity challenges in the field of direct digital manufacturing.
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This Jan. 13, 2015 report from the Information Systems Audit and Control Association finds that 41 percent of respondents – all members of ISACA – plan to hire more cybersecurity professionals and will find it difficult to find qualified individuals. Furthermore, it underscores industry's expectations of cyber attacks, with 54 percent of respondents saying that a cyber attack will likely strike their organization in 2015.