The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan measure meant to improve the way the Department of Homeland Security acquires software to strengthen security. The DHS Software Supply Chain Risk Management Act of 2021 (H.R. 4611), which passed by a vote of 412 to 2, requires a bill of ...

A recently launched public-private cyber defense center stood up in August is already strengthening its bonds and will be expanding its initial focus on ransomware and incident response to cloud providers to include some critical infrastructures, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure ...

The White House National Security Council this week is hosting more than 30 countries in a virtual meeting aimed at “accelerating cooperation” to combat ransomware worldwide, part of the Biden administration’s four-part strategy to contend with cyber-attacks that are frequently carried out by ...

The House this week passed a number of homeland security and cybersecurity bills, including one that would allow interagency rotations of cyber workers aimed at ultimately better integrating cyber talent across the federal government. The Federal Rotational Cyber Workforce Program Act (H.R. 3599), ...