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Better Cybersecurity Starts With People, Not Tech, Panelists Say

As cybercriminals increasingly targeted specific people within organizations in hopes of breaking into networks, onboarding new information technology (IT) solutions to solve or mitigate cyber risks will not be enough to defend against sophisticated probing for weak links in the human capital chain.

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The Secret to Implementing Zero Trust? Developing a Business Case

Successfully implementing a zero trust architecture can oftentimes be a challenge for organizations, especially when there is a lack of buy-in at the executive level. To help clear that kind of hurdle, Federal officials say the secret sauce is developing a zero trust business case.

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JCDC 2023 Agenda Keys on Systemic Risks, Collective Response

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC) said this week it will focus on three main priority areas in 2023: systemic risk, collective cyber response, and high-risk communities, according to its 2023 Planning Agenda released on Jan 26.

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NOAA Seeks Industry Input to Boost Cyber, SOC Efforts

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Cyber Security Division is seeking insight from industry on how to support the agency’s cybersecurity efforts.

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NSA Publishes IPv6 Security Guidance

The National Security Agency (NSA) on Jan. 18 published guidance to help the Department of Defense (DoD) and other system administrators identify and mitigate security issues associated with the transition to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6).

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NIST Previews Potential Updates to Cybersecurity Framework

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has put together a concept paper with proposed revisions to its Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) and is looking for input on the changes before it crafts a draft of CSF 2.0.

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FCC Chair Keys on 5G Security Concerns

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel warned in a Jan. 17 speech that the deployment of fifth-generation (5G) wireless communications networks involves big security and privacy challenges.

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HHS Set to Release Updated Data Strategy, Cyber Guidance

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) plans to release updated cybersecurity guidance for the healthcare industry along with an agency-wide data strategy in the upcoming weeks, according to Karl Mathias, chief information officer (CIO) at HHS.

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