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March 24, 2020  |  Federal News Network

A huddle between agencies may have yielded new cybersecurity guidance for teleworking federal employees.

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March 24, 2020  |  The Moguldom Nation

Americans have pivoted quickly to working from home during the COVID-19 crisis. Here are some tips to protect you and your company’s cyber health.

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March 24, 2020  |  Federal News Network

Nearly a week into the Trump administration’s directive to maximize telework, agencies have adjusted to a new normal under the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 19, 2020  |  ExecutiveBiz

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence has proposed the creation of a reference framework that will help address privacy and security gaps in healthcare organizations that employ telehealth systems.

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March 18, 2020  |  Meri Talk

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) and 10 private sector and academia technology partners are collaborating on the Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem Project. 

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March 18, 2020

NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence is seeking public feedback for a draft project on zero trust, the concept of treating all users as threats until they’re fully authenticated.

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March 18, 2020  |  GCN

As government employees move to remote work, pressure on agencies’ network infrastructure and security defenses is increasing. Hackers are poised to take advantage of an increasing attack surface as workers connect from possibly unsecured devices with unfamiliar tools.

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March 17, 2020  |  FCW

Workers across the country are being sent home and told to telework as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread. As virtual meetings and other online interactions become a reality for many federal agencies and businesses, so too do the related cybersecurity threats.

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March 17, 2020  |  Bleeping Computer

The US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today shared a number of measures that should be taken by remote workers to prevent eavesdropping and protect their privacy during virtual meetings while working from home during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 16, 2020  |  Help Net Security

Many enterprises and sectors are unaware of the 5G security vulnerabilities that exist today. Choice IoT says it’s critical for businesses to have a plan for discovering and overcoming them at the outset of a 5G/IoT platform rollout to avoid future cybersecurity disasters.