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Ron Ross is leaving the NIST FISMA project after 17 years to expand NIST's security engineering project.
How one cyber expert is influencing day-to-day resilience

A cybersecurity expert who has helped develop security controls for federal agencies is leaving the Federal Information Security Modernization Act project after 17 years, but will continue contributing to best practices.

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Christopher Krebs, undersecretary of the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, speaks during a news conference on election cyber security, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Top DHS cyber official discusses when Iran may retaliate in cyberspace

The top cybersecurity official at the Department of Homeland Security said that if Iranian cyber actors were to attack the United States in retaliation for a drone strike that killed an Iranian general Jan. 2, it would have already happened. He later clarified his comments and said Iran would've retaliated by now if it had existing access to U.S. networks.

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Sweden’s plan to deter a Russian digital attack

What does "total defense" mean for Sweden? In the case of an attack on the country, it plans to mobilize the population and industry for all domains of warfare, including cyber.

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Is America vulnerable to a cyber attack?

The founder and CEO of Scorpion Computer Services, Walter O’Brien, explains why he thinks America is vulnerable to a cyberattack. (James Williams/Staff)

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Training for a cyber war, virtually

Fifth Domain Executive Editor Jill Aitoro goes hands on with Raytheon's virtual cyber trainer. (Jeff Martin/Staff)

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