Government information security management
- August 30, 2018
In a letter to DHS and MITRE, Congress said CVE program management has been 'insufficient' and called for the program to receive more consistent funding and additional oversight.
- August 17, 2018
The Vote Hacking Village at Defcon 26 in Las Vegas was an overwhelming jumble of activity -- a mock vote manipulated, children hacking election results websites, machines being disassembled -- and ...
- August 09, 2018
At Black Hat 2018, security researcher Carsten Schuermann unveiled the results of a forensic analysis of eight WinVote voting machines that had been used in Virginia elections.
- July 31, 2018
The deadline for full DMARC implementation in U.S. government-owned domains is less than three months away, and only half of the domains have the correct policy in place.
- July 27, 2018
Senator Ron Wyden wrote a letter to multiple government agencies advocating that the entire U.S. government stop Adobe Flash use on all systems due to security risks.
- 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.