Maryland Gov. Hogan signs three cybersecurity bills

The new laws solidify the position of the state's CISOs, establish new offices and set new requirements for critical infrastructure.

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What the MSP alert means for local governments

by • 5 days ago

An alert from the U.S. and its allies about threats against managed service providers is a "wakeup call" for companies that local governments depend upon.

Colorado passes election security bill inspired by clerk accused of tampering

by • 6 days ago

An election security bill aimed at insider threats was inspired by Tina Peters, a county clerk facing criminal charges for tampering with equipment.

CIOs plan for cyber grants, wait for CISA's guidance

by • 2 weeks ago

Six months after President Biden signed the infrastructure law, CIOs and CISOs still have many questions about the cyber grants new program.

K-12 vendor breach spreads across New York State

by • 2 weeks ago

The breach of K-12 software vendor Illuminate Education has now impacted at least 24 districts across New York, according to a report.

AIOps cutting hours of cyber work in Utah, CTO says

by • 2 weeks ago

Utah Chief Technology Officer Dave Fletcher said AIOps has allowed his team to cut hours of work out of monitoring for cyber risks.

Months after ransomware attack, Bernalillo County, N.M., adopts cybersecurity policy

by • 3 weeks ago

Bernalillo County, which was hit with ransomware in early January, adopted a new cybersecurity policy, including multi-factor authentication.

Achieving web application security

by • 4 weeks ago

By adopting modern application security tools, organizations can reevaluate teams, structures and processes to address current development needs better — and evolving missions.

Illuminate Education breach that affected NYC schools spreads to Connecticut

by • 4 weeks ago

A school district in a small Connecticut town said it too may have been affected by a breach of Illuminate Education software.

Critical infrastructure threats raise new questions for state CISOs

by • 4 weeks ago

Several state CISOs said potential Russian cyber activity against critical infrastructure in the U.S. is stirring uncertainty.

Former Washington CISO lands at Lumen Technologies

by • 4 weeks ago

Former Washington CISO Vinod Brahmapuram is now heading up security business development at the telecommunications giant.