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White House now thinks smaller is better for cyber bills

Michael Daniel, the White House cyber coordinator, said the administration believes getting cyber legislation through Congress on small pieces is more likely to be successful than in one comprehensive bill. Legislation to update FISMA, to improve information sharing and to expand the workforce all have garnered bi-partisan support.

Tags: Tom Carper , technology , White House , Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee , Frank Cilluffo , The Homeland Security Policy Institute , cybersecurity , workforce , training , Congress , Jason Miller

Friday - 10/10/2014, 04:19am EDT

White House cyber czar's goal: 'Kill the password dead'

Michael Daniel, the Obama administration's cybersecurity coordinator, says he wants to dismantle the most common method of cyber protection: passwords. Even as cyber threats continue to grow more sophisticated and destructive, passwords are weakening and proving easier to crack than ever. The solution lies in the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), which calls for a broad "identity ecosystem" to replace simple passwords.

Tags: cybersecurity , IESG , NSTIC , identity management , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 12:06pm EDT

White House cyber framework focuses on flexibility, risk for critical infrastructure providers

NIST led the year-long effort to develop the Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. Agencies now must review regulations to ensure alignment with the framework. DHS also launches a new voluntary program that will offer access to a variety of federal resources to help companies improve cybersecurity.

Tags: technology , NIST , DHS , White House , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , cybersecurity , critical infrastructure providers , Energy , Daniel Poneman , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/12/2014, 04:15pm EST

NIST puts finishing touches on critical infrastructure cyber framework

The preliminary version of the framework will be published in mid-October, followed by several months of public comment. NIST plans a final release of the voluntary framework in February.

Tags: cybersecurity , technology , NIST , DHS , Patrick Gallagher , Billington Cybersecurity Summit , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , White House , critical infrastructure , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 09/26/2013, 06:23am EDT
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White House details initial ideas for industry cyber incentives

The departments of Commerce, Homeland Security and Treasury submitted suggestions to the White House on what incentives the government can offer to induce critical infrastructure providers to use the cybersecurity framework to improve their systems and networks. NIST is leading an effort to develop the framework with industry.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , White House , NIST , Commerce , DHS , Industry incentives , Barack Obama , executive order , Larry Clinton , Internet Security Alliance , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 06:28am EDT

Federal Drive Interviews -- March 18, 2013

Dale Deshotel of the American Federation of Government Employees discusses how sequestration is impacted correctional employees. Fred Chang of 21CT says cybersecurity is too reactive and after the fact. Michael Daniel, White House cybersecurity coordinator, discusses a shift in cyber strategy. Capt. Bryce Cooper and Deana Archambault talk about new body armor for female soldiers.

Tags: Federal Drive , Dale Deshotel , Fred Chang , Bryce Cooper , Deana Archambault

Monday - 03/18/2013, 09:59am EDT

White House employs cross-agency goals to broaden oversight of cyber

Cyber coordinator Michael Daniel released updated goals for TIC, HSPD-12 and continuous monitoring on Performance.gov. He said by adding new goals to the portal, performance improvement officers will pay more attention and influence how agencies meet the targets.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , White House , OMB , Trusted Internet connection , HSPD-12 , continuous monitoring , PIO , CIO , performance mangement , GSA , DHS , NIST , Jason Miller , exclusive

Friday - 03/15/2013, 05:26am EDT
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DHS, NIST lynchpins helping cyber order succeed

The newly issued Executive Order gives NIST, DHS several goals and corresponding deadlines over the next year. NIST will work with industry to create a cybersecurity framework. DHS is expanding the information sharing program so industry can receive classified and unclassified cyber threat data more easily and more quickly.

Tags: technology , NIST , Patrick Gallagher , DHS , Bruce McConnell , Jane Holl Lute , White House , cybersecurity , information sharing , Verizon , U.S. Chamber of Commerce , Alan Paller , SANS Institute , Craig Silliman , Jason Miller

Thursday - 02/14/2013, 06:24am EST
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Feds roll out cyber plan as Hill vows legislation

Administration officials and lawmakers say America is losing an aggressive cyber-espionage campaign waged from China.Both sides agreed to push legislation that would make it easier for the government and industry to share information about who is getting hacked and what to do about it.

Tags: National Security Agency , U.S. Cyber Command , General Keith Alexander

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 11:40pm EST

White House: Information sharing a 'key ingredient' in cyber efforts

The White House's new national strategy for information sharing highlights the concept of collaboration in cybersecurity efforts. Michael Daniel, the White House cybersecurity coordinator, told the Federal Drive information security and information sharing are "mutually reinforcing."

Tags: cybersecurity , information sharing , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Jack Moore , cyber legislation

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 08:05pm EST
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