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February 24, 2020

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RSA 2020 User's Guide
By Charlie Mitchell

The annual RSA security conference launches today in San Francisco under the shadow of a global health crisis, but with a roster chock-full of key cybersecurity players and high-profile panels addressing emerging cyber rules on 5G, supply-chain, privacy and more, and front-burner issues such as deterrence, investment and litigation.

By Justin Doubleday

The Defense Department's cloud computing applications face approximately 10,000 "serious cyber attacks" on a weekly basis, according to a DOD official, who said the department needs the commercial sector's help in shifting to a better cloud security model.

By Justin Doubleday

U.S. Cyber Command is requesting an extra $106 million in fiscal 2021 for three programs: "hunt forward" capabilities, access operations and Defense Department information network security.

By Sara Friedman

Congressional appropriators begin their work on agency funding this week with hearings focused on the departments of Homeland Security, Defense, Transportation, and Energy, while the RSA Security conference starts today in San Francisco and election security, ransomware and China are hot topics at other events.

By Rick Weber

House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) is assuring DHS officials that White House retaliation over sharing intelligence about election interference will not be tolerated, in a letter sent today to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf.

By Rick Weber

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued final revisions to its cybersecurity standards for protecting “controlled unclassified information” by defense and other federal contractors.