Government IT Security Management
- November 20, 2015
News roundup: Rights groups join critics of Safe Harbor framework update, OPM breach testimony pushback, FBI hiring part of cybersecurity issue for Justice Department. Plus: recycled malware, Microsoft's security push.
- November 10, 2015
The NSA published its vulnerability disclosure policy, which aims to balance intelligence benefits with security, but experts said the policy raises more questions than it answers.
- November 03, 2015
Experts approve of the Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan issued by the White House to strengthen government cybersecurity guidelines and practices, but worry about implementation.
- October 16, 2015
The Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, if made a federal law, would create a uniform set of privacy requirements. Here's a look at the potential benefits.
- August 14, 2015
News roundup: Government email security got pummeled this week with news of hacks, breaches, unlabeled classified data and spying. Plus: Hacking a Corvette via text; Android sandbox bypass flaw; Oracle CSO blogs against reverse-engineering.
- July 31, 2015
News roundup: New threats add to the Tor anonymity debate, as a new browser aims to take anonymous browsing to the next level. Plus: Android security outlook is bad -- or is it? Also, another Xen host escape flaw and Wassenaar revisions put on hold.
- July 23, 2015
The National Guard reported an accidental data exposure affecting thousands of former and current employees was not related to the OPM breach.
- July 17, 2015
News roundup: Are the tides turning on mobile app safety? One white hat hacker's attempt to reverse-engineer the Subway app offers surprising results. Plus: CloudFlare Transparency Report; another call to eliminate RC4; Black Hat attendant survey.
- July 10, 2015
News roundup: Despite the benefits of encryption, FBI Director James Comey says it inhibits legal investigations. It's up to tech companies to help. Plus, read about major "computer glitches," Kali 2.0 and more.
- May 29, 2015
A breach of the IRS' Internet tax form service "Get Transcript" exposed the personal information and tax filings of thousands of people.
- May 22, 2015
As privacy and security concerns rise, President Obama is urged to dismiss the call for government backdoors.
- May 19, 2015
Network security vendor Fortinet and DHS signed an agreement on security information sharing for better cyber protection in the public and private sectors.
- May 01, 2015
News roundup: Many believe the government should help avert cybersecurity woes, yet two House-approved cybersecurity bills are frowned upon. Plus: DDoS increase linked to IoT; Google password alert; 70% put networks at risk with undocumented changes.
- April 30, 2015
Security data analytics are a must-have for government agencies to stay one step ahead of cyber attackers, according to a study conducted by MeriTalk.
- April 10, 2015
News roundup: Technology and security acquisitions have seen some healthy activity in 2015, driven by two key trends. Plus: 75% of users aren't vulnerable to Heartbleed?; White House hack tied to phishing; first state digital ID law.