Cybersecurity

CISA at RSA Conference 2020

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) leads the effort to enhance the security, resiliency, and reliability of the Nation's cybersecurity and communications infrastructure. We’ll be presenting and engaging with partners at the RSA Conference and Expo—the largest cybersecurity forum in the United States—set for February 25-28 in San Francisco, CA.

Information Technology Sector

This document highlights areas of elevated risk resulting from the software-enabled and connected aspects of IoT technologies and their role in the physical world. It provides information on certain vulnerabilities and weaknesses, suggests solutions for common challenges, and identifies factors to consider before purchasing or using Internet of Things devices, systems, and services.

#Protect2020 Strategic Plan

Election security is a top priority for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As the lead federal agency responsible for securing the Nation’s elections infrastructure, CISA works closely with the intelligence community, law enforcement officials, private sector partners, and others across the Federal Government to ensure we are doing everything possible to defend our electoral systems. But this needs to be a whole of nation effort. State and local election officials are on the front lines, and the role of the Federal Government is to make sure that they are prepared.

CISA Statement on Ciaran Martin’s Departure as Chief Executive Officer of the United Kingdom’s NCSC

Release Date: December 28, 2019

WASHINGTON – Following the announcement that Ciaran Martin, Chief Executive Officer of the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has been appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) and will step down in the summer, the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Director Christopher C. Krebs issued the following statement: 

Last Published Date: December 28, 2019

CISA’s ICT Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force Approves New Working Group for Second Phase

Release Date: December 18, 2019
WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force met today to discuss the next phase of its work.
Last Published Date: December 18, 2019

CISA Hosts First Annual President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition

Release Date: December 13, 2019
WASHINGTON – The first annual President’s Cup Cybersecurity Competition wrapped up yesterday. The competition began in September and drew more than 1,000 individuals and 200 teams. After two qualifying rounds, 10 individual finalists and five team finalists came to the Washington, D.C. area for the final round at the CISA Cybersecurity Lab.
Last Published Date: December 17, 2019