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A vertical community of Federal cyber security leaders, project managers, industry, and government IT community stakeholders focused on public-private collaboration and best-practice exchange.

Census Bureau Comes up Short Against ‘Red Team’ Attack

A team of government-contracted “red team” hackers managed to gain unauthorized and undetected control of critical Census Bureau systems in a simulated attack test revealing major cybersecurity weaknesses within the Federal agency, according to a new report by the Commerce Department Office of Inspector General (IG).

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CISA Seeks Input on Cyber Threat Intelligence Exchange Platform

The General Services Administration (GSA) filed a request for information (RFI) on behalf of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to gather industry feedback on a potential cyber threat intelligence exchange platform.

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White House Sets $13B of Funding to Modernize Power Grid

The Biden-Harris administration is directing $13 billion of funding to the Department of Energy (DoE) for new financing opportunities to support expansion and modernization of the nation’s electric grid.

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GAO Warns on Cyber Strategy for U.S. Offshore Energy Platforms

The Department of the Interior – which is responsible for overseeing the infrastructure of offshore domestic oil and gas facilities – must immediately develop and implement a cybersecurity strategy to protect these facilities against growing threats, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said in a new report.

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Contractors’ Voluntary Cyber Effort Disclosure Causing Vulnerabilities

Defense contractors are not required to disclose their cybersecurity effort and waiting on them to voluntarily do so has left gaps in security, a top defense cyber official said on Nov. 16 at Politico’s Defense Summit.

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Upcoming Events
New & Next: The Government Tech Renaissance

We’ll explore the innovations driving a tech revolution that is changing government IT – and the world. Government leaders and industry experts will discuss the latest emerging technologies and trends, engage in innovative demonstrations, and present the best use cases from across the Federal ecosystem. […]

People First

Government agencies are seeing a rise in targeted cybersecurity attacks that cannot be defended with a zero trust approach alone. In this webinar, MeriTalk and Proofpoint will sit down with a public sector expert to discover how a people-focused approach can make a real difference in their cybersecurity efforts. […]

Research

The Push and Pull of Federal Cybersecurity

MeriTalk, in partnership with Google, surveyed 150 Federal cybersecurity managers to explore the mounting tension in security decision-making.

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Cyber Reset: Prioritizing Prevention in Federal Agencies

MeriTalk surveyed 150 government cybersecurity leaders to explore the possibilities of a world where governments don’t have to assume they have been breached – and what it would take to get there. Download this infographic for a synthesis of the research findings

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Containing the Cyber Threat Tsunami

Government teams are perpetually in cybersecurity crisis mode. MeriTalk, in partnership with Dell Technologies and INTEGRITY Global Security (IGS), surveyed 300 government cybersecurity leaders across Federal, State, and Local organizations to explore the possibilities of a world where agencies no longer need to assume breach – and what it would take to get there.

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Past Events
google-gov-summit

Google Public Sector is bringing together government and industry leaders from federal, state, and local government from the United States and around the world. Speakers include Jeanette Manfra, MK Palmore, Thomas Kurian and others. […]

Red Hat Government Symposium

It takes perseverance, know-how, cooperation, and cutting-edge technology to address government’s biggest challenges. […]

GDIT Emerge 2022

Join us at the crossroads of innovation and mission to see how technology is expanding new horizons in innovation for health agencies. Explore how technologies like AI, machine learning and 5G are expanding health access and delivery, while advances in cyber protect critical health data. […]

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