Huawei CEO: EU doing a ‘great job’ in cybersecurity |

Amid growing pressure from the US on European governments to reject Chinese tech firms, Huawei’s rotating CEO Ken Hu said on Tuesday (16 April) that the EU was doing “a great job” on cybersecurity. In a keynote speech during its … Continue reading

The Promise and Limitations of AI in Cybersecurity | Nextgov

Artificial intelligence, once seen as a dead end in computer science research, has surged to the fore in recent years. New technologies built on neural networks, machine learning, and deep learning, combined with virtually unlimited MIPs and storage in the … Continue reading

Five Defense Firms Join Supply Chain Cybersecurity Task Force | ExecutiveBiz

The Defense Industrial Base Sector Coordinating Council has named BAE Systems, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon as founding members of a task force that aims to protect controlled unclassified information across the supply chain. The Supply Chain Cybersecurity Industry Task Force, … Continue reading

GSA Adds Crown-Jewel Protection to Cybersecurity Services | Nextgov

The General Services Administration expanded its cybersecurity service offerings to help federal agencies and state and local governments to protect their most valuable data. GSA announced the modernized Highly Adaptive Cybersecurity Services Special Item Number Tuesday, adding services that can … Continue reading

Holding Government Contractors Responsible for Cybersecurity Is Trickier Than It Sounds | Nextgov

The federal government wants to hold defense contractors accountable for the cybersecurity of their supply chains but that’s no easy feat, experts said Tuesday.’ Senior Vice President and General Manager of MITRE National Security Sector William LaPlante said during his … Continue reading

Air Force’s New Fast-Track Process Can Grant Cybersecurity Authorizations In One Week | Nextgov

The Air Force is taking one of the longest, most difficult, critical aspects of cybersecurity and IT deployment in the public sector and fast-tracking the process. Last week, Air Force Undersecretary Matthew Donovan signed a memo authorizing officials to grant … Continue reading

Gabriel on cybersecurity: ‘The world is watching us’ |

The EU’s cybersecurity strategy is under the scrutiny of global actors, the EU’s Digital Commissioner Mariya Gabriel said on Tuesday (19 March). Her comments came as the European Court of Auditors criticized the ‘fragmented’ nature of cybersecurity policy across the … Continue reading

Raytheon CEO Thomas Kennedy Details How to Build Cybersecurity Culture | ExecutiveBiz

Raytheon CEO Thomas Kennedy, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said company leaders should leverage new cybersecurity tools, invest in talent and promote employee education to build a cyber-safe workspace amid the growing threats targeting the U.S. industry, Chief Executive reported Tuesday. … Continue reading

‘Concilliatory tone’ between EU and Huawei as teleco giant opens Brussels cybersecurity centre |

High-level officials at the European Commission and the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei sought to build bridges on Monday (4 March), as Vice President for the Digital Single Market Andrus Ansip sat down with Huawei rotating chairman Ken Hu in an … Continue reading

Survey: Cybersecurity Threats from Careless Insiders and Foreign Governments Reach All-Time Highs | Nextgov

Careless and untrained insiders and foreign governments are the largest sources of security threats for federal agencies, according to the fifth annual Federal Cybersecurity Survey, released Tuesday by IT management software firm SolarWinds. The survey, conducted by Market Connections, polled … Continue reading