Inside Cybersecurity

April 21, 2024

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By Jacob Livesay

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s work to promote best practices for secure software development will move forward with a focus on eliminating vulnerabilities that have plagued the software ecosystem for over 15 years, according to senior technical advisor Bob Lord.

By Sara Friedman

A new report from the Government Accountability Office evaluates federal efforts to implement President Biden’s 2021 cyber executive order, including requirements to determine critical software for procurement purposes and the work of the DHS-led-Cyber Safety Review Board.

By Sara Friedman

House Financial Services members sought to understand the role and costs of cyber insurance at a hearing this week on ransomware risks to the financial system.

By Jacob Livesay

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and DHS Science and Technology Directorate have launched a tool with the Open Source Security Foundation to allow for the creation and translation of Software Bill of Materials across multiple formats.

By Sara Friedman

A group of Democratic lawmakers led by Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) are throwing their support behind FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel’s net neutrality proposal and its focus on national security and public safety, ahead of a commission vote next week to restore oversight over broadband internet access service.

By Sara Friedman

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency provides an overview of how it will enforce upcoming mandatory reporting for critical infrastructure requirements in a notice of proposed rulemaking.

By Jacob Livesay

Data minimization requirements are a notable strength of the recently released Cantwell-Rodgers bill to establish a national privacy and data security standard, according to lawmakers on a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

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