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.
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...
Senate urged to pass cybersecurity bill by 9/11 commission
It was announced last week that the 9/11 Commission has called on the Senate to pass cybersecurity legislation before Congress goes on recess for the year.
Security considerations for BYOD
Bring your own device (BYOD) is an IT policy where employees are allowed or encouraged to use their personal mobile devices — and, increasingly, notebook PCs — ...
Growing cybersecurity concerns create cyber education opportunities
With an estimated 12 billion computers and devices at work and more than 2 billion people tapped into cyberspace, the challenge of safeguarding systems is enorm...
Cybersecurity continues to be an area of focus in the federal government
In spite of enhanced efforts to implement better cyber security, federal agencies continue to succumb to cyber attacks.