Government information security management
- 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.
- May 31, 2017
The prospect of monthly NSA cyberweapons leaks in new Shadow Brokers dump raises questions about the ethics of paying criminals for stolen goods.
- May 24, 2017
Following the worldwide impact of WannaCry, EternalRocks arrived abusing seven NSA cyberweapons but holding back on its malicious intent.
- May 18, 2017
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at President Trump's cybersecurity executive order and how it aims to address federal government and critical infrastructure issues.
- May 17, 2017
The bipartisan PATCH Act aims to codify the Vulnerabilities Equities Process into law in the wake of a global ransomware attack based on a stolen NSA cyberweapon.
- May 16, 2017
Microsoft blames the U.S. government for cyberweapon stockpiling as WannaCry ransomware infections continue to spread, though some experts say Microsoft shares responsibility.
- May 12, 2017
The Trump cyber executive order arrived, with a focus on cyber-risk management and reports. But key details are missing in terms of implementing changes.
- May 02, 2017
The NATO Locked Shields cyberwar games had the U.S. team winning most improved, but experts say the U.S. still needs more practice.
- April 28, 2017
News roundup: A cybersecurity executive order overdue, but 'close and nearby.' Plus, the USPTO says it will stop using HTTPS; a teenage hacker sentenced to prison; and more.