Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

For ransomware, feds need more rigorous comms, GAO says

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The Government Accountability Office issued a reminder to the federal agencies that help states and localities respond to ransomware.

Mississippi election websites hit by Election Day DDoS incident

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Websites operated by the Mississippi secretary of state were offline for part of Election Day, though the outage did not affect voting.

Cyber threats in K-12 are 'here to stay'

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Even without robust funding, there are still free and low-cost steps K-12 schools can take to improve their cyber defenses, speakers said at a CISA event.

As workforce issues near 'crisis,' CIOs invoke call to serve public

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The public-service mission is still one of the most effective ways to attract new IT and cyber talent to government, speakers said at the Michigan Cyber Summit.

Feds still behind on K-12 cybersecurity, audit finds

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Congress' auditing arm found that CISA and the Department of Education need better coordination to improve K-12 cybersecurity.

Cybersecurity grant program kicks off with long-awaited guidelines

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The Biden administration published a long-awaited notice for the $1 billion, four-year cybersecurity grant program in last year's infrastructure law.

Locals' .gov adoption is getting better, but still slow

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More local governments have moved to the top-level domain since CISA waived a $400 fee, but there's still a long way to go, writes Georgia's former CTO.

CISA election security leader says agency will work with 'whoever is elected'

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Amid a continued focus on insider threats, Kim Wyman, CISA's election security senior adviser said the agency has to work with whoever voters elect.

Ongoing threats against election administration fuel 'anxiety and dread,' officials tell Senate

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A hearing on threats against election workers, egged on by falsehoods about the 2020 presidential contest, turned emotional at times.

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