Consumers must better understand how to weigh risks and protect themselves in the digital world, said Camille Stewart Gloster.
NIST’s cybersecurity guidelines for IoT prescribe desired outcomes, rather than specific and 'brittle' standards.
Shawn Smith advocated heavily tailored, industry-specific approaches that can address to the unique needs of the rail industry.
The onus of securing devices shouldn’t fall to the consumer, a Homeland Security cyber rep said.
Simington advocated mandating ongoing cybersecurity updates on wireless devices already in consumer hands.
The FCC’s order prevents future authorizations of equipment on the commission’s “Covered List” of national security threats.
Only a handful of states have crafted their purchasing decisions after federal rules banning certain companies' equipment.
But every device is a potential way into its network, and the recent explosion of IoT devices presents security risks.
Panelists identified risks in employees freely accepting links without thinking about their associated risks.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
A former Commerce Department official said the nation is ‘so far behind in addressing these threats.’
'The environment is just fundamentally different than it was even just a decade ago… it is time to confront reality.'
A study by Futurum Research found organizations expect more remote work long-term.
Congress recently passed legislation including a requirement for critical infrastructure entities to notify government on cyber attacks.
Ransomeware attacks are a costly lesson for educators.
Panelists said everyone who is connected should be prepared.
Lenovo, Facebook and Microsoft sit on board of non-profit group led by Interim Executive Director Lisa Plaggemier.
Texas government official says that “cybersecurity needs to be a kitchen table topic.”
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.
Too many reports could burden federal officials, said the executive director of the Alliance for Digital Innovation.
Experts weighed the benefits and risks of internet-connected devices.
House Freedom Caucus Rep. Scott Perry calls GOP supporters of the bipartisan infrastructure measure "socialist-voting members."
The committee released a memo stating that “small lapses” led to many prominent cyberattacks this year.
Calls are growing louder for mandatory breach reporting for cybersecurity incidents.
Discussion has emerged about the pandemic's impact on the physical supply, but software is important, too.
Brad Smith said information sharing is critical for preventative measures against cyberattacks.
Comcast's Noopur Davis says cyber attackers share information better than the private sector.
Proposed legislation would make it mandatory for companies to report cyberattacks.
The committee approved five bills dealing with protecting networks and educating the public on cyberattacks.
Angus King, I-Maine, also said companies should go through hack testing to beef up security.
Experts praise Amazon's cloud services, as competition in the space accelerates and as the feds tackle cybersecurity concerns.
Countries can work together to solidify defenses against cyberattacks, a conference heard.
Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo said more funding will go toward cybersecurity concerns.
Efforts to shore up the security of government systems will require continued investment from Congress.
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