The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program – better known as FedRAMP – is a Federal government-wide program that standardizes security assessment authorization and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services. StateRAMP – established a decade or so later – shares a similar vision to enable state and local governments (SLG) to find solutions to cybersecurity hurdles and standardize the procurement approach to secure cloud services.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed new legislation that will require state agencies and government contractors to report cybersecurity incidents to the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) within 72 hours of an incident.
West Virginia University (WVU) confirmed that limited patient information was exposed during a data breach discovered earlier this year.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced they will collaborate to bring more women into the cybersecurity workforce to bridge the gender gap.
As agencies begin work to implement the Biden administration’s brand new national cyber strategy, the chief information officer (CIO) of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said he’s most excited that the strategy calls on the Federal government to diversify the cybersecurity workforce.
Running the different systems within the state of New Jersey’s Judiciary is like a spaghetti system that encompasses many different networks and users. Yet with the help of Zscaler, Jack McCarthy, CIO for the state of New Jersey Judiciary, was able to overcome these challenges.
Denver Public Schools (DPS) acknowledged that personally identifiable information (PII) of both current and former staff members and students were compromised during a data breach that occurred at the end of last year.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new memo today that calls on states to bolster their cybersecurity practices in order to mitigate the risk of cyberattacks and protect U.S. public drinking water.
Last September, Boulder County, Colo., fell victim to a phishing scam to the tune of nearly $238,000, but just recently, the county announced that it was able to recover the stolen money.
Lieutenant Governor Jeanette Nuñez has announced the launch of Florida’s Local Government Cybersecurity Grant Program.