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2022

News articles from 2022

The Importance of Multifactor Authentication

By: Ryan A. Higgins, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce | 26 Oct 2022

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a great opportunity for all of us to think through how we approach cybersecurity in both our work and personal lives. Every day, we hear stories about the latest compromise at an organization, or a person who has fallen victim to cyber criminals. As highlighted by...

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  • Transitioning from law enforcement to cybersecurity: A U.S. Digital Corps Fellow’s journey

    By: Jamila Crawford, a U.S. Digital Corps Fellow at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) | 24 Oct 2022

    October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. In May 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14028, “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity,” making cybersecurity a government-wide priority. Launched last year, the U.S. Digital Corps is a two-year, full-time opportunity housed at the General Services Administration (GSA) for early-career technologists to start their careers...

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  • See Yourself in Cyber – Protect Yourself from Phishing

    By: Paul Blahusch, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Department of Labor | 20 Oct 2022

    A pipeline is shut down for a week, resulting in delays in delivery of 20 billion gallons of oil.  A large meat supplier halts operations at nine processing plants, causing shortages on supermarket shelves. 100 terabytes of intellectual property are stolen from a major media company. Besides being devastating to...

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  • International Travel Guidance for Government Mobile Devices

    By: The Federal Mobility Group | 23 Feb 2022

    The Federal CIO Council’s Federal Mobility Group (FMG) has released the final version of its in-depth international travel guidance report. The new document details a series of best practices agencies can adopt to safeguard Government-Furnished Equipment (GFE) mobile devices—mobile phones, tablets, and laptop computers—against attacks while in use during travel...

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