Federal IT acquisition reform to be implemented soon
In the last few weeks, whenever someone mentions the government, it has probably been in relation to cybersecurity.
Nation’s largest federal workers’ union sues over OPM breach
Just when it looked like the aftermath of the Office of Personnel Management data breach couldn’t get any worse, the largest U.S. federal workers union announce...
New study finds government to be worst industry for cybersecurity preparedness
A new report released by application security firm Veracode revealed this week that practically every industry failed to meetsector-specific standard security t...
U.S. customs and border protection testing facial recognition software at D.C. airport
In recent years the general public has seen many things that were once considered far-fetched or within the realm of fiction become reality, especially where cy...
Malware found in hotels holding Iranian nuclear talks
Recent talks concerning the Iranian nuclear program appear to have hit a snag, but this time it wasn’t due to politics.
Electronic health records improve health care but pose security risk
Technology has been responsible for a variety of innovations in health care, but one of the most impactful has been electronic health records.
Largest breach of federal government files carried out by suspected Chinese hackers
As people enjoyed the warmth of summer weather this week, it was revealed that cybercriminals were also turning up the heat by successfully infiltrating federal...
Federal guidelines worth following to strengthen cybersecurity
Nearly 15 months ago, the National Institute of Standards and Technology released the Cybersecurity Framework.
End of Windows Server 2003 support rapidly approaches
Support for Microsoft’s Windows XP officially ended April 8, 2014, though security updates for Windows Server 2003 will still be provided until July 2015.
U.S. representative sessions calls for stronger encryption practices
In a recent opinion piece for The Hill, Republican Texas Representative Pete Sessions said cybersecurity is currently one of the most important issues facing th...