EU negotiators reach agreement on cybersecurity act | EURACTIV.com

Representatives from the European Commission, Council and Parliament on Monday (10 December) evening banded together to strengthen the bloc’s Cybersecurity efforts, reaching agreement on the EU’s cybersecurity act. The measures approved will see more resources and greater responsibility afforded to … Continue reading

‘Culture of cybersecurity complacency’ blamed for 2017 Equifax hack | FCW

A new congressional report  blamed the 2017 breach at Equifax that compromised information on 148 million Americans on a “culture of cybersecurity complacency” at the credit reporting company. The report, from the Republican staff at the House Oversight and Government … Continue reading

Stopping the Cybersecurity Brain Drain Calls for Outside the Box Thinking | Nextgov

The president’s new National Cyber Strategy calls for the development of a “superior cybersecurity workforce.” That might be easier said than done. Historically, finding, nurturing and keeping skilled cybersecurity talent has been a significant challenge for government agencies. The government … Continue reading

Cybersecurity ‘moonshot’ panel sends recommendations to White House

The report also issued a dire warning on the future of attacks, saying that over the next 10 years the U.S. will see “more severe and physically destructive cyber attacks than have been experienced to date,” and that cyber threats … Continue reading

EGlobalTech Receives GSA Special Item Numbers for Cybersecurity Services | ExecutiveBiz

The General Services Administration has authorized eGlobalTech to offer cybersecurity services to government agencies through the GSA Information Technology Schedule 70 vehicle. The company said Wednesday that GSA’s issuance of the two Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services Special Item Numbers may … Continue reading

Endpoint Security Gets Recognized for Encryption-free Cybersecurity Solution | Via Satellite

I’ve been managing inventions that result from university research for twenty years. I’ve assessed something like two thousand inventions. Still, when I saw this one at the University of Notre Dame, I was like “wow!” My background in industrial control … Continue reading

Europe needs urgent cybersecurity action | EURACTIV.com

Judging by the evidence, these efforts are desperately necessary to ensure that Europe’s elections and markets run smoothly. They are also possibly too late to ensure that they do so anytime soon. That means Europe needs to step up its … Continue reading

Cybersecurity Is Not a Job for Humans | Design News

Keeping our networks secure from hackers is becoming too big a job for humans. The increasing complexity of networks, much of which is coming hand-in-hand with the expansion of the IoT—not to mention a dearth of available talent—is only pointing … Continue reading

The Case for a National Cybersecurity Agency

Cyberthreats have changed dramatically in recent years, but our national approach to cyber defense has not. The Department of Homeland Security is currently the federal entity responsible for protection of critical infrastructure from cyberattacks; however, although Secretary of Homeland Security … Continue reading

Pipeline Cybersecurity: Federal Policy

TSA (Transportation Security Administration) already has statutory authority to issue cybersecurity regulations for pipelines if the agency chooses to do so, but it may not have the resources to develop, implement, and enforce such regulations if they are mandated. TSA … Continue reading