Government information security management
- October 20, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss DEFCON's efforts to improve voting machine security in the wake of hacking threats during the 2016 election.
- October 12, 2017
The first official report on voting machine hacking from DEFCON suggests the need for pen testing, basic security guidelines and cooperation from local and federal governments.
- September 27, 2017
In this week's 'Risk & Repeat' podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the U.S. government's Kaspersky ban and how competitors like McAfee are trying to capitalize on it.
- September 21, 2017
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission admitted a 2016 breach that was previously undisclosed may have enabled threat actors to engage in illegal stock trades.
- September 15, 2017
News roundup: DHS has banned Kaspersky software from use in government systems. Plus, the commonwealth of Virginia decided to do away with touchscreen voting machines, and more.
- August 25, 2017
News roundup: John McCain, NIAC and others called out the administration for not doing enough on U.S. government cybersecurity. Plus, the Ropemaker exploit alters emails, and more.
- August 23, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors examine claims from intelligence veterans that the DNC hack was an inside job, and not the work of Russian hackers.
- 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.