The High Costs of FISMA and Google Lobbying, and More

cia hack1 300x201 The High Costs of FISMA and Google Lobbying, and MoreToday’s federal cybersecurity and information technology news:

  • The the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2012 currently being debated in the House of Representatives would cost the federal government an estimated $710 million through 2017. More here.
  • The hacktivist group UGNazi has taken the official CIA website offline with a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack. More here.
  • Google spent $5 million on lobbying between January and March this year, more the Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook combined. More here.
  • The Department of Defense expects to get approval from the White House within 60 days to expand its pilot cybersecurity threat information sharing program to include 200 contractors. More here.
 The High Costs of FISMA and Google Lobbying, and More

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