Government information security management
- 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.
- December 04, 2017
The former NSA employee reportedly responsible for exposing classified data to Russian government hackers pleaded guilty and faces a maximum of 10 years in prison.
- December 01, 2017
Exposed data included new information on the NSA Ragtime intelligence-gathering program, but it is unclear if the evidence proves Americans were targeted.
- November 30, 2017
Yet another publicly accessible cloud storage bucket exposed government data; this time it was an NSA data leak which included information on an Army intelligence project.
- November 02, 2017
Two senators introduced a bipartisan election security bill called the SAVE Act, which aims to improve voting infrastructure and harden state systems against attack.
- November 01, 2017
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the recent push from law enforcement officials for responsible encryption and what that may mean.
- 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.