Security / Cybersecurity


Chuck Hagel

At Hagel hearing, hints on budgets and cybersecurity

Senators focus on Iran and Israel, but defense nominee also addresses matters at home.

Michael Basla AF CIO

Air Force leaders tout cyber capabilities

Cyber warfare isn't a new domain anymore, but it still takes time to prepare for it, top Air Force officials said.

padlocked keyboard

Cyberattacks on the upswing

A new survey finds cyberattacks against U.S. targets – both public and private sector – are increasing dramatically in frequency and cost.

Keith Alexander, DOD photo

Is DHS ready to take the lead on cybersecurity?

As cybersecurity legislation languishes in Congress and the president mulls an executive order, critical infrastructure remains under-secured and disputes over leadership linger, according to a panel of experts.

Janet Napolitano

Cyber executive order close, Napolitano says

DHS head defends the need for executive action on cybersecurity, but says it won't include some things that 'only legislation can do.'

Cyber era brings new kinds of supply-chain threats

The military is facing the risk of digital sabotage in counterfeit electronics components infiltrating defense systems.

US Capitol

Is cybersecurity legislation still alive?

Although Congress couldn't agree on cybersecurity legislation earlier this year, at least one member insists it's still possible.

Government said to be making larger strides in cybersecurity

Cybersecurity efforts are starting to pay off and agencies are working together better, says NSC's cybersecurity coordinator.

Rising Star: Chris Ogden

As an incident response analyst at Creative Computing Solutions, Ogden implemented a workflow process undergirding cybersecurity support.

Energy Commission creates cybersecurity division in bid to secure critical infrastructure

With cybersecurity legislation so far going nowhere, the agency that oversees the power grid is taking action on its own.

GAO, OPM:  IT skills gap remains a critical concern

First designated as high risk 11 years ago, human capital management is still on the front burner.

Cybersecurity concerns trouble feds

While agency leaders and federal policymakers talk about cybersecurity legislation and cyber threats, many federal employees believe the government is struggling to comply with its own standards, survey reveals.

Who's Fed 100-worthy?

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