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January 20, 2017
Retired Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill stepped down as the federal CISO, leaving questions surrounding the future of the position and the work he has done.
January 10, 2017
A congressman proposed adding a Cyber National Guard to the military to protect the U.S. from cyber adversaries. Expert Mike O. Villegas examines the potential drawbacks of this branch.
December 22, 2016
The congressional encryption working group convened earlier this year to investigate the issues behind strong cryptography and 'going dark' offers some guidance.
November 23, 2016
A successful hiring event by the Department of Homeland Security calls into question the existence of the cybersecurity skills shortage, but experts wonder if the event was an outlier.
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