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CISA Orders Federal Agencies to Patch Hundreds of Known Flaws

Under a new binding operational directive (BOD), CISA has developed a catalog of known, exploited vulnerabilities that federal agencies must address.

Government Agencies, Cisa, Vulnerabilities, Vulnerability Management

U.S. Export Controls Crack Down on Surveillance Tools

A newly proposed interim final rule is the result of 2017 negotiations as part of the Wassenaar Arrangement after initial export rules were met with criticism.

Surveillance, Hacking Methods, Government Agencies

Majority of U.S. Government Agencies Have Launched VDPs

On the heels of a September mandate from CISA, 90 percent of cabinet-level agencies have now published a vulnerability-disclosure policy (VDP).

Government, Government Agencies, Vulnerability Disclosure, Vulnerability Management

New Bill Would Bar Federal Agencies From Buying Data

The Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act targets loopholes in the law that permit data brokers to sell American’s private data to government agencies without a court order.

Government, Privacy, Data Privacy, Government Agencies

Russian APT Group Actively Exploiting Flaws, U.S. Agencies Warn

The U.S. federal agency advisory on the active exploits of five flaws comes in tandem with the U.S. government formally attributing the SolarWinds supply-chain attack to Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) actors.

Apt, Solarwinds, Government Agencies, Government