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FACT SHEET: President Signs Executive Order Charting New Course to Improve the Nation’s Cybersecurity and Protect Federal Government Networks

Today, President Biden signed an Executive Order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and protect federal government networks. Recent cybersecurity incidents such as SolarWinds, Microsoft Exchange, and the Colonial Pipeline incident are a sobering reminder that U.S. public and private sector entities increasingly face sophisticated malicious cyber activity from both nation-state

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U.S. Army Futures Command partners with VMware

Palo Alto, CA-based VMware announced on April 29 that it has been selected by U.S. Army Futures Command to enable a software factory for soldiers, by soldiers. Together, Army Futures Command and VMware will cultivate the first Soldier-led “Silicon Valley software company” inside the Army. The new initiative will equip soldiers to

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California Cybersecurity Essential Workforce Youth Pre- and Registered Apprenticeship Talent Pipeline (CEWYA) Strategy and Framework

Cybur is proud to serve on the Cybersecurity Taskforce Advisory Board under the California Governors office for this important initiative. Strategy Paper and Recommendations  Prepared by:  Keith Clement, Ph.D., Professor, California State University, Fresno,  California Cybersecurity Task Force, Workforce Development-Education Subcommittee Chair; California Interagency Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (IACA) IT

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The (CSF) Cybersecurity Framework

Recognizing the national and economic security of the United States depends on the reliable function of critical infrastructure, the President issued Executive Order (EO) 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, in February 2013. The Order directed NIST to work with stakeholders to develop a voluntary framework – based on existing standards, guidelines,

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DOD to Require Cybersecurity Certification in Some Contract Bids

BY C. TODD LOPEZ, DOD NEWS By the end of September 2021, the Defense Department will require at least some companies bidding on defense contracts to certify that they meet at least a basic level of cybersecurity standards when responding to a request for proposals. DOD released its new Cybersecurity Maturity

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California’s Cybersecurity task force leads charge to defeat hackers

About the Task Force​To address the growing cyber threat to networks, personal privacy, and critical infrastructure, Governor “Jerry” Brown directed his Office of Emergency Services and the California Department of Technology​ to establish the California Cybersecurity Task Force. The California Cybersecurity Task Force is a statewide partnership comprised of key

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