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CISA hosting inaugural National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security in November

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CISA hosting inaugural National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security

October 19, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has announced the first National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security to be held Nov. 1-3 this year. The virtual event will be the opening volley in the CISA’s Infrastructure Security Month and will feature a variety of experts in the practice of school safety. The CISA have said that CISA Director Jen Easterly, and Tony Montalto the president of Stand with Parkland will deliver keynote remarks (Montalto...

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Harrington selected as Assistant Director of CISA National Risk Management Center

October 10, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON – Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Jen Easterly, announced that Mona Harrington has been named Assistant Director of the National Risk Management Center. “I am thrilled to have Mona Harrington at the helm of our National Risk Management Center,” Easterly said. “Her extensive experience in cybersecurity, election security, and risk management make her the ideal executive to lead the NRMC as it evolves to meet the threats...

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DHS kicks off Cybersecurity Awareness Month with bevy of initiatives

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DHS kicks off Cybersecurity Awareness Month with bevy of initiatives

October 4, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This October marks the beginning of the first Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has prepared several initiatives to raise awareness in combating the growing threat to security and infrastructure. On Sept. 30, President Joe Biden issued the proclamation on Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the hopes to safeguard critical systems and infrastructure from malicious cyber activity for both national concerns, citizens, and...

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5th annual CISA National Cybersecurity Summit postponed due to Hurricane Ian

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CISA National Cybersecurity Summit postponed due to Hurricane Ian

September 30, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Earlier this week the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced its decision to postpone its fifth annual National Cybersecurity Summit as a result of Hurricane Ian. As part of the national response body dedicated to the reducing risk to infrastructure the CISA stated they would be focused on working with the public and private sector to respond and facilitate recovery efforts in the face of loss of essential services like energy, water,...

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CISA, FBI, NSA, five partners issue joint cyber advisory on Russian threats

April 22, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and five international partners, have issued a joint Cybersecurity Advisory on Russian state-sponsored and criminal cyber threats to critical infrastructure that could impact organizations both within and beyond Ukraine.   Along with the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Canadian...

Abigail Bradshaw, Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), Bryan Vorndran, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS), Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Jen Easterly, Lisa Fong, National Crime Agency (NCA), National Cyber Security Centre New Zealand (NZ NCSC), National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC-UK), National Security Agency (NSA), Rob Jones, Rob Joyce, Sami Khoury


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NY Governor Hochul announces formation of JSOC to oversee cyber across the state

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NY Governor Hochul announces formation of JSOC to oversee cyber across the state

February 23, 2022Cory Harris, Editor

ALBANY, N.Y.—New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced on Feb. 22, 2022, the creation of a Joint Security Operations Center (JSOC) in the New York City borough of Brooklyn that will serve as the nerve center for joint local, state and federal cyber efforts, including data collection, response efforts and information sharing.  In a partnership launched with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh, Buffalo Mayor...

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OMB announces strategy for U.S. Government “zero trust” approach to cyber

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OMB announces strategy for U.S. Government “zero trust” approach to cyber

January 27, 2022SSN Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a Federal strategy on Jan. 26, 2022 to move the U.S. Government toward a “zero trust” approach to cybersecurity. The strategy represents a key step forward in delivering on President Biden’s Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity, which focuses on advancing security measures that dramatically reduce the risk of successful cyberattacks against the Federal Government’s...

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