Government information security management
- June 29, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the risks of the U.S. Cyber Command engaging in offensive cyberattacks against foreign adversaries.
- June 21, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the Protecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2018, which requires paper ballots and audits.
- June 20, 2018
The Pentagon reportedly approved the use of offensive cyberattacks by the U.S. Cyber Command, and one expert said enterprises should be ready to handle the 'return fire.'
- June 15, 2018
News roundup: Following a vote by the European Parliament to implement a Kaspersky ban in the EU, Kaspersky announced it would halt ties with the No More Ransom project and Europol.
- June 07, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the recent federal cybersecurity report, which found the majority of agencies have significant security gaps.
- June 01, 2018
The 'Federal Cybersecurity Risk Determination Report and Action Plan' shows the majority of federal agencies are at risk, and DHS suggests a lack of leadership may be to blame.
- May 30, 2018
The latest semiannual Apple transparency report showed national security requests on the rise and one expert questioned whether Apple could do more to be open about requests.
- May 11, 2018
News roundup: A controversial cybersecurity bill was vetoed by Georgia's governor this week after pressure from Microsoft and Google. Plus, IBM banned USB drives, and more.
- April 20, 2018
The ACLU's Jennifer Granick took government hacking to task at the OURSA Conference this week, calling out mass surveillance techniques and the limited scope of search warrants.
- April 11, 2018
Find out what's happening at the information security industry's biggest event with breaking news and analysis by the SearchSecurity team at the RSA Conference 2018 in San Francisco.
- March 09, 2018
A DHS cybersecurity audit for FISMA compliance by the Office of Inspector General rated the agency below target levels in three of five areas of information security.
- March 08, 2018
Researchers discovered evidence of an NSA tracking program designed to watch nation-state hackers and gather information as attacks were in progress.
- January 09, 2018
Federal agencies opened public comments on a draft botnet security report born from the 2017 White House cybersecurity executive order, and experts are generally favorable.
- January 05, 2018
News roundup: A DHS data breach exposed PII of 250,000 federal employees, as well as investigative data from 2002 to 2014. Plus, a new bill aims to nix paperless voting, and more.
- December 07, 2017
A new initiative plans Army cyber officer hiring over the course of five years, but experts are skeptical it can attract the best candidates away from the private sector.