A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee plans to swiftly develop national data-breach legislation informed by a hearing this week that brought key policy questions into clearer focus.
The U.S. Coast Guard has launched an initiative to encourage industry and government officials to share more information about cyber threats and "best practices" for securing data systems at ports.
All Sectors >>
The latest warning signs of major cybersecurity shortcomings in the federal acquisition system came last week in a Pentagon report that illuminates broad challenges facing an array of agencies and sectors.
Approvals of SAFETY Act designation for cybersecurity products trickle out of the Department of Homeland Security at a slow pace, but 2015 could be a year in which the DHS-run liability protection program becomes a major feature of the cyber policy landscape.
President Obama on Feb. 13 will announce an executive action to encourage cybersecurity information sharing that could include significant liability protections for industry, according to sources familiar with the plan.
It could be a few months before the Department of Homeland Security formally releases dates and locations for its 2015 cybersecurity small business roadshow, according to a DHS official.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson urged Congress on Thursday to support President Obama's proposed cybersecurity legislation and to pass a DHS spending bill that avoids politically charged amendments.
Vibrant discussion on securing the emerging "Internet of Things" could benefit the healthcare sector as it deals with cybersecurity concerns, according to Stephen Cobb, senior security researcher at cybersecurity firm ESET North America.
The energy sector cybersecurity organization EnergySec this week offered an update on evolving regulatory requirements for the industry as companies prepare to meet new standards produced by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation.
The House Intelligence Committee has announced a new subcommittee structure that includes a cybersecurity panel. The move, which was a bipartisan decision, adopts an agency-specific approach to overseeing government activities that fall within the committee's jurisdiction.
More News >>
This January 2015 document from the National Institute of Standards and Technology lays out standards for encryption of data and websites. This second draft clarifies NIST's relationship with the National Security Agency, after concerns arose over NSA's involvement in the development of these NIST standards. The document is slated for final release later in 2015, after public comment concludes on March 27.