US Congress Picks Up Pace on Cybersecurity LegislatingAlso, GAO Study Analyzes IoT and Its Threats
Reports on how the U.S. Congress is taking steps to toughen cybersecurity lead the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.
In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):
- Lawmakers explain how the House-passed Modernizing Government Technology Act should improve government IT security;
- ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk analyze new legislation to overhaul the federal government's software vulnerability disclosure policies following the ransomware outbreak fueled by the leak of a National Security Agency exploit;
- HealthcareInfoSecurity Executive Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee review a Government Accountability Office study on internet of things vulnerabilities; and
- A report on the numbers tied to the WannaCry ransomware attacks.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our May 12 and May 16 reports that respectively analyze how awareness programs fit in cyber defense strategies and the bold remarks made by President Donald Trump's top security adviser on cybersecurity.
The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Tuesday, May 23.