USPS newest federal agency to suffer a data breach
It was announced this week that the United States Postal Service’s computer networks were hacked by attackers believed to be backed by the Chinese government.
Department of Homeland Security reveals malware threat to critical infrastructure
The Department of Homeland Security announced in early November that a Trojan horse malware program has been installed within the system that operates the major...
FDA releases cybersecurity guidance for device manufacturers
In late October, the Food and Drug Administration released guidelines for medical device manufacturers to follow in regards to cybersecurity.
NSA director calls for greater public-private cooperation against cybersecurity
No one is denying that the U.S. is currently facing major cyberthreats, but according to the head of the National Security Agency, many don’t realize the obstac...
Creation of a cybersecurity strategy, task force announced by the Navy
In late October, the Department of the Navy announced a strategy that clearly identifies cyberspace as a domain in which warfighting is permitted.
US military providing Wi-Fi to organizations fighting Ebola in West Africa
As the Ebola epidemic rages on in West Africa, the doctors and aid workers operating in the region are doing so without access to the necessary tracking and com...
White House breached by unknown cybercriminals
Federal officials announced this week that government cybersecurity teams are working to mitigate the lingering effects of a breach on an unclassified White Hou...
DoD releases joint military doctrine for cyberspace operations
It was announced this week that the Department of Defense has released an unclassified version of its joint military doctrine for cyberspace operations.
Newly discovered Poodle flaw threatens encrypted data
Researchers at Google recently uncovered a major flaw in the SSLv3 encryption protocol.
Government agencies boosting their cybersecurity game
With breaches becoming more commonplace than ever, organizations have increasingly taken efforts to improve their security and ensure that their assets are safe...