Government IT Security Management
- September 21, 2016
In this Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the recent OPM breach report from Congress and what it means for the state of federal government cybersecurity.
- September 09, 2016
A House committee investigation into the OPM breach said leadership failed to implement the recommended security improvements that could have prevented the attack and data loss.
- September 07, 2016
While President Obama said we can still defuse a potential cyber arms race, some experts believe we are already in such competition or already past it and in open conflict.
- September 06, 2016
President Obama said he wants to avoid a cyber-Cold War and urged nations to focus more on the dangers of non-state actors and less on a potential cyber arms race.
- September 01, 2016
FBI Director James Comey wants to have an 'adult' conversation on the encryption debate, but many think that means ignoring experts and embracing the 'going dark' argument.
- August 30, 2016
Election registration databases in two states were attacked and the resulting voter data breach has led to questions of possible election tampering and inadequate state security.
- August 12, 2016
The White House unveils a new open source government policy and new research estimates the government's zero-day exploit stockpile to be smaller than expected.
- August 03, 2016
Black Hat 2016 keynote speaker Dan Kaminsky called for more information sharing and in security and more long-term public work in the cybersecurity space.
- July 29, 2016
The White House's new federal cybersecurity plan outlines the responsibilities of each agency in a cyberattack and creates a rating system to determine the severity of an attack.
- July 22, 2016
A DNS DDoS attack hit the Library of Congress, disrupting various Library services and websites for three days before IT staff was able to restore normal functionality.
- July 21, 2016
A lawsuit against the Department of Justice claims the FBI is using outdated technology in order to avoid fulfilling FOIA requests.
- July 15, 2016
An investigation by a federal committee found the FDIC had multiple breaches, including an APT attack, spanning years but hid the hacks from Congress.
- July 06, 2016
The FBI gave a scathing review of Hillary Clinton's email setup, using personal servers for sensitive federal information, but deemed her actions were not illegal.
- July 01, 2016
The House Homeland Security Committee officially proposed the creation of a commission to study both sides of the encryption debate and provide official recommendations.
- June 20, 2016
The director of the CIA denied that a government-mandated encryption backdoor would have an effect on U.S. business, but experts said the statement ignores the global market.