Government information security management
- September 26, 2019
The U.S. Air Force is eyeing an expansion of its bug bounty efforts after partnering with Bugcrowd on a three-month pilot program for its cloud platform.
- June 12, 2019
As local and state governments continue to tackle the evolving threat landscape, experts share tips on how to improve security posture and highlight the resources available for help.
- May 31, 2019
State and local governments are experiencing a rise in ransomware attacks. Experts sound off on what's triggering this trend and offer best practices for defense.
- May 23, 2019
Ahead of the 2020 elections, Microsoft unveiled ElectionGuard, an open source SDK designed to provide end-to-end verification of electronic voting machine results.
- May 16, 2019
U.S. businesses are barred from dealing with Huawei following an executive order from the White House and the additions of Huawei and its affiliates to a trade blacklist.
- May 01, 2019
A new DHS directive placed new deadlines on patching critical vulnerabilities for federal agencies and experts are divided on whether the timelines are reasonable and realistic.
- March 15, 2019
The NSA's reverse-engineering tool, Ghidra, was released to the public and despite some initial concerns experts are generally bullish on the prospects for the free software.
- March 06, 2019
At the recent RSA Conference, FBI Director Christopher Wray called for public-private partnerships to fend off cyberadversaries and threats.
- January 17, 2019
In addition to putting government agencies at risk, the shutdown has impacted federal security services and resources that the private sector relies on to keep enterprises safe.
- January 17, 2019
As the shutdown continues, experts believe government cybersecurity will become more vulnerable, and government IT staff could leave for the private sector.
- January 16, 2019
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at the expiration of more than 80 TLS certificates for U.S. government websites amid the ongoing government shutdown.
- January 08, 2019
The National Security Agency plans to release an open source version of its GHIDRA reverse engineering tool during RSA Conference in March, but details about the tool are scarce.
- December 20, 2018
Limited details leave questions surrounding a possible NASA data breach that could have compromised Social Security numbers for current and former employees.
- December 13, 2018
This week's Risk & Repeat podcast looks at the recently disclosed cyberattack on the National Republican Congressional Committee and the questions that remain about it.
- November 16, 2018
News roundup: Three years after the OPM data breach, the agency still hasn't implemented basic security. Plus, seven new Meltdown, Spectre attacks were uncovered, and more.