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Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del), Ranking Member, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

The Senate has cyber legislation and transition legislation on its agenda in the coming weeks. The House has passed two bills on cyber security that the Senate will take up, and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee sends the Presidential Transitions Improvements Act of 2015 to the floor of the Senate. Senator Tom Carper, ranking member of that Committee, tells In Depth with Francis Rose there's an economic reason cyber security legislation is important.

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Wednesday - 05/06/2015, 04:56pm EDT
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Capt. Andrew Tucci, Chief, Office of Port and Facility Compliance, U.S. Coast Guard

The Coast Guard unveiled a new cybersecurity strategy earlier this month. It doesn't just focus on protecting Coast Guard networks and systems. It also includes the country's 3,600 ports. That's because so many ports are nearly fully automated, and therefore vulnerable to cyber attacks. Capt. Andrew Tucci is the chief of the Coast Guard's Office of Port and Facility Compliance. On the Federal Drive with Tom Temin, he said cyber attacks comprise the fastest growing risk, even at the ports.

Tags: Andrew Tucci , Coast Guard , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 05/05/2015, 10:34am EDT
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DoD grants new security approvals to 23 cloud providers

On Monday, the Pentagon made good on its promise to make more use of the government's FedRAMP process, certifying 23 cloud products as secure enough to host DoD low-level data.

Tags: DoD , Technology , DISA , Cloud computing , Industry , FedRAMP

Tuesday - 05/05/2015, 05:21am EDT

Social media & cybersecurity

Chris Cullison and C.W. Walker from ZeroFOX, join host Derrick Dortch to discuss how hackers and terrorists are using social media to further their agendas.
May 1, 2015

Tags: Technology , Workforce , cyber attacks , social media , hacking , Twitter , YouTube , Instagram , LinkedIn , Facebook , Chris Cullison , CW Walker , ZeroFOX , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/01/2015, 06:41pm EDT
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Karen Evans, Director, U.S. Cyber Challenge

Two new bills on cybersecurity and information sharing are through the House of Representatives. One of them deals with liability protections that's been a sore spot for private sector companies. Karen Evans is national director of the U.S. Cyber Challenge, and former Administrator of E-government at the Office of Management and Budget. She submitted comments on one of the bills, and described them on In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: Karen Evans , U.S. Cyber Challenge , Technology , House , In Depth

Monday - 04/27/2015, 04:09pm EDT
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Jack Harrington, Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services

The Super Bowl of cyber competitions just wrapped up this weekend. Ten teams competed in the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition in San Antonio, Texas. Showcases like this one, in which teams show off the skills to protect cyber networks from intruders, are becoming a popular way for companies to scout new and sorely needed talent. But the government needs those people too. Jack Harrington is the vice president of cybersecurity and special missions at Raytheon, which hosted last weekend's event. He joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to explain what agencies are taking away from competitions like this.

Tags: Jack Harrington , Raytheon , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

Monday - 04/27/2015, 09:23am EDT
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TSP board defends delays in cyber fixes

Participants in the Thrift Savings Plan might not like to hear their accounts don't have all the recommended cybersecurity protections they need. But the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is taking its insider threat security development so seriously, it's putting its own cybersecurity testers through the ringer.

Tags: TSP , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , Kim Weaver , EBSA , penetration testing , In Depth

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 01:55pm EDT
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Jason Miller, Executive Editor, Federal News Radio

The House made it two-for-two this week by passing another cyber information-sharing bill. Lawmakers overwhelmingly supported the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act. They also approved the Protecting Cyber Networks Act. With the passage by the House, and at least initial support from the White House, these two bills are closer to becoming law than any previous attempts to improve public-private cyber information sharing. Federal News Radio's executive editor Jason Miller joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive with details and analysis.

Tags: Jason Miller , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Congress

Friday - 04/24/2015, 09:04am EDT
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Hope springs eternal for cyber laws after House approval

Lawmakers overwhelmingly passed the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act and the Protecting Cyber Networks Act this week. These are the first cybersecurity information sharing bills with broad support in more than five years.

Tags: Technology , House , Information sharing , Congress , Mike McCaul , Bob Dix , Juniper Networks , Trend Micro , Tom Kellermann , DHS , ODNI , NCCIC , CTIIC , Jason Miller

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 12:38pm EDT

Pentagon's new cyber strategy looks to Silicon Valley

The cyber policy revisions, which Ashton Carter will announce during a speech at Stanford University, will be the first significant update since 2011, when the department issued its first-ever cyber strategy. Carter's visit to Silicon Valley is the first such trip in 20 years for a Defense secretary. Officials say the pilgrimage is meant to build tighter partnerships between DoD and the tech sector it depends on for cybersecurity and technology innovation.

Tags: DoD , Technology , U.S. Cyber Command , U.S. Digital Service , In-Q-Tel , Ashton Carter , Industry , innovation , Defense Innovation Unit-Experimental , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 04/23/2015, 04:03am EDT
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