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CISA is responsible for protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure from physical and cyber threats. Its mission is to “build the national capacity to defend against cyber attacks” and to work “with the federal government to provide cybersecurity tools, incident response services and assessment capabilities to safeguard the .gov networks that support the essential operations of partner departments and agencies.”

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Category One

This week, the head of Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), Ciaran Martin, said something rather alarming in a newspaper interview that generated plenty of headline heat – the UK has never suffered the most serious category one (C1) cyberattack but it is only a matter of time before it does.

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Cybersecurity Laws

"It will set up standardized guidelines — just guidelines, not mandatory requirements — to help small businesses in their cybersecurity needs," Rep. Neal Dunn said. "Every small business as well as large businesses has cybersecurity needs, and these days there's a critical shortage of expertise."

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top priorities for NIST director nominee

“My personal priority is to find better ways [of] engaging with industry and finding partnerships,” says NIST director nominee, Walter Copan. @usnistgov

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“How do you function as a government if everything shuts down or has a virus in it?,” asks Albany County Executive Dan McCoy, stated in the story below, first reported by News10. The answer is “You can’t function.” Government, whether at a local, state, or even federal-level, need as much, if not more, protection from viruses […]

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