Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Biden approves CISA study of K-12 cybersecurity

by • 2 weeks ago

DHS's cyber agency will be tasked with investigating the risks and vulnerabilities faced by school districts and developing robust recommendations.

How states can build a defense-in-depth cybersecurity strategy

by • 3 weeks ago

Josh Moulin, senior vice president at CIS discusses key partnerships and federal funded programs states can lean on modernize their security posture.

House members want K-12 cyber funds in reconciliation

by • 4 weeks ago

Six members signed a letter aimed at getting including education-sector cybersecurity included in a mammoth $3.5 billion budget bill.

House passes state and local cyber grant bill, again

by • 3 months ago

The House voted to create the $500 million grant program sought by NASCIO and other groups, but whether the Senate will follow remains to be seen.

In future elections, federal officials predict repeat of 2020 threats

by • 4 months ago

Officials from DHS, the FBI and the NSA told county IT officials that threats election security will linger, but there are steps to strengthening public trust.

CISA deputy wants cybersecurity collaboration that's 'actually useful'

by • 5 months ago

"I don’t want to be sitting in D.C. just having people send me reports," CISA Deputy Director Nitin Natarajan said during RSA's annual conference.

House members to try again on state and local cyber grants

by • 6 months ago

The leaders of a House cybersecurity subcommittee said a new version of a grant program for state and local governments will be introduced "in the coming days."

Citing national security threat, task force urges broad action on ransomware

by • 6 months ago

A Ransomware Task Force created by industry groups last December has released what it calls a framework for an online scourge that's "basically everywhere."

CISA makes .gov domains available for free

by • 6 months ago

The federal government will no longer charge agencies $400 to register a .gov site — at least for the rest of this year.