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Juniper’s Tom Van Meter Recommends Approaches to Enhancing Federal IT Security

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Tom Van Meter, federal systems engineering director at Juniper Networks, said the federal government could strengthen the security of its information technology through implementation of zero trust architecture, supply chain defense and security assurance certifications as well as compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Cybersecurity Framework could also help secure federal networks.

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CISA Seeks Market Info on Incident Mgmt Tracking System

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency wants to identify market sources of a system that would help operators track incident management activities.

CISA said Friday in a SAM notice its threat hunting unit needs an incident management work tracking system with an encryption level of at least 140-2 in an effort to enhance the security of information technology enterprise of the federal government.

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Former DHS Official Brian Harrell Named to CyVision Advisory Board

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Brian Harrell, former assistant secretary for infrastructure protection at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined the board of advisers of Bethesda, Maryland-based cybersecurity firm CyVision Technologies. He served as the first assistant director for infrastructure security at DHS' Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and is the chief security officer at energy company Avangrid.

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Tech Companies Work With Agencies to Ensure Election Security

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Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook announced that they have expanded their group with the addition of new partners and met with representatives from the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the FBI to discuss efforts to protect the upcoming presidential elections from disinformation campaigns and foreign interference, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

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