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Administration declines to back cybersecurity bill

DHS IG cites problems with CERT

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , IG , CERT , Philip Reitinger , Richard Skinner

Wednesday - 06/16/2010, 08:30am EDT

Cybersecurity bill gets first Senate hearing

With as many as 40 different cybersecurity bills in various stages of consideration on Capitol Hill, which one will make it to President Obama's desk? The chairman of one powerful Senate committee is betting his cybersecurity measure will win approval in the Senate, and eventually earn the President's signature before mid-summer.

Tags: technology , Senate , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Tom Carper , Phil Reitinger , FISMA , cybersecurity , Barack Obama , Max Cacas

Wednesday - 06/16/2010, 06:52am EDT
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AT&T Approved Under Networxx

The General Services Administration and Homeland Security Department have approved the first government-wide provider of cybersecurity services under the Networx telecommunications contract. AT&T has received authority to operate its Managed Trusted IP Services (or MTIPS) program, a move that took almost a year to approve. Qwest, Sprint and Verizon also received awards to be MTIPS providers, but have not received the authority to operate on a governmentwide basis.

Tags: technology , Cybersecurity Report , GSA , Networx , Telecommunication , AT&T , Managed Trusted IP Services , Qwest , Sprint , Verizon , Scott Carr

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 07:23pm EDT

Conficker Worm is Alive and Well

The Department of Homeland Security is putting together a report on the global response to Conficker Worm attacks, while analysts warn, the Worm is still alive and well, though probably well hidden. Atlantic Monthly columnist Mark Bowden says, botnets like the Conficker Worm are evidence that worms and viruses are now being developed by those who have intricate knowledge of cryptography, a prospect that makes defending against attacks increasingly difficult.

Tags: technology , Cybersecurity Report , Conficker Worm , Mark Bowden , Scott Carr

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 07:21pm EDT

DLA and FEMA prepare for hurricane season

Federal emergency responders can expect prompt and well-rehearsed reaction from the Defense Logistics Agency when providing disaster relief during this year's hurricane season, which runs June 1 through Nov. 30. DLA's Aaron Geduldig explains.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , DoD , DLA , FEMA , Aaron Geduldig , Joint Logistics Operations Center , preparedness , best practices , Suzanne Kubota

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 10:31am EDT
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GAO: Agency rules allow conferences at resort locations

A recent GAO report looked at agencies' policies for choosing the locations of conferences and found that cost was the number one factor when it came to planning. Details from GAO's Lorelei St. James.

Tags: Federal Drive , management , GAO , federal travel , resorts , conferences , Lorelei St. James , Suzanne Kubota , GSA , SSA , USDA , DoC , DoD , HHS , DOI , DoJ , DoT , Treasury , VA

Monday - 06/14/2010, 11:33am EDT
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Senate's newest cyber bill on fast track to passage

Senate leaders pledge to pass a comprehensive cybersecurity bill this year. Sen. Lieberman promises a hearing and markup of the legislation before the end of June. Industry experts are concerned over the role DHS will play in regulating critical infrastructure.

Tags: technology , White House , OMB , Joseph Lieberman , Joy Fox , Jim Langevin , Bob Dix , Phil Bond , Juniper Networks , TechAmerica , cybersecurity , FISMA , Jason Miller

Friday - 06/11/2010, 06:46am EDT
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DHS might soon be in charge of civilian networks

Learn more in today's cybersecurity update.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , DorobekInsider , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/10/2010, 05:58pm EDT
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Bill would put DHS in charge of all civilian networks

Sens. Lieberman, Collins and Carper's legislation creates two new offices to oversee federal cybersecurity in DHS and the White House. It also forms a new Federal Information Security Taskforce made up of agency chief information security officers. Bill does not include "kill switch" provision for private sector networks.

Tags: technology , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , Tom Carper , OMB , White House , OPM , cybersecurity , Jason Miller

Thursday - 06/10/2010, 10:00am EDT
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Security hole exposes iPad users' e-mails

Bill would put DHS in charge of all civilian networks

Tags: Federal Drive , Cybersecurity Update , cybersecurity , iPad , AT&T ,

Thursday - 06/10/2010, 08:30am EDT
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