Tag Archives: Cyberattacks

Executive Order for cybersecurity creates new requirements for government contractors

In response to a number of recent high-profile cyber attacks aimed at federal agencies, President Biden issued an Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (EO) on May 12, 2021. The EO which created a new Cyber Safety Review Board to review major cyber incidents and requires information and communications technology (ICT) service providers entering into contracts … Continue Reading

UK’s CESG launches a two-tier programme for cyberattack response

On 13 August 2013, the UK’s CESG, the Information Security arm of GCHQ, formally launched two schemes aimed at providing access to industry expertise on effective response to cybersecurity attacks. The schemes were prepared in collaboration with the Council of Registered Ethical Security Testers (CREST), the professional body representing the technical security industry. The Minister … Continue Reading
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