Government information security management
- August 18, 2017
Former CIA officer Valerie Plame discusses why America's cyberdefense is lagging behind -- and what the government and private sector should do to reverse the trend.
- August 18, 2017
The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency wants to isolate, study, customize and re-engineer malware from adversaries to be used as its own offensive cyberweapons.
- August 11, 2017
News roundup: The FBI Next Generation Identification biometrics database is exempt from the Privacy Act. Plus, Salesforce fired two top staffers after DEFCON, and more.
- August 10, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors look back at DEFCON 2017's voting machine hacking and what it could mean for the future of U.S. election security.
- August 04, 2017
News roundup: U.S. Senators introduce a bipartisan bill to standardize IoT device security for government vendors. Plus, Anthem suffers another data breach, and more.
- August 02, 2017
DEFCON attendees were successful in hacking voting machines and now that there is proof the systems are insecure, more work needs to be done to change election laws and practices.
- July 28, 2017
At Black Hat 2017, security researcher Matt Suiche analyzed the Shadow Brokers dumps, postings and behavior to get to the bottom of one of the infosec industry's biggest questions.
- July 21, 2017
News roundup: The Defending Digital Democracy project brings together security experts to tackle election security. Plus, government shake-ups could hit cybersecurity, and more.
- June 23, 2017
The Brutal Kangaroo USB malware leaked from the CIA's Vault 7 could pose a threat to air-gapped computers if hackers reverse-engineer it.
- June 21, 2017
A massive voter database RNC leak underscores the poor cloud security practices in place in the U.S. government and many enterprises.
- June 16, 2017
The latest WikiLeaks release on CIA hacking tools includes the CherryBlossom project, which highlights router security issues, including a lack of firmware signing validation.
- June 14, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss former FBI Director James Comey's testimony on election hacking and election interference from Russia.
- June 08, 2017
The EternalBlue exploit behind the WannaCry ransomware attacks has been successfully ported to an older version of Windows 10, but newer versions of the OS are protected.
- June 07, 2017
A new NSA leak allegedly shows Russian agents engaged in election cyberattacks against local U.S. governments and proves people are still the hardest cybersecurity risk to mitigate.
- June 02, 2017
A new cybersecurity law in China highlights the trend of inconsistent international data privacy laws being enacted around the world.