Security / Cybersecurity


Researchers turn to nature to fight cyberattacks

A university research team is seeking a natural remedy for one of the most pressing national security concerns.

Cybersecurity bill displeases Republicans

Sen. Joe Lieberman and his bipartisan co-sponsors say it's not SOPA or PIPA and doesn’t have a kill-switch provision, but Republicans committee leaders say it still overreaches.

DOD budget and industry: Prepare for change

The defense industry may need to adjust its offerings as DOD gives cybersecurity increasing importance.

DOD to launch department-wide cybersecurity review

Defense Department is stressing the importance of science, technology and cyber readiness in era of tight budgets.

Cybersecurity becomes high priority in budget request

With large investments proposed for DOD, DHS and NSF, budget puts cybersecurity front and center.

2013 budget proposal puts IT on short leash

Obama's 2013 budget proposal aims to cut federal IT but increase its use when it makes government more efficient.

NSF steps up research into cloud security, energy-efficiency

Among other possibilities, cloud computing could be used to automatically scale data center resources to reduce power consumption.

Internal problems take down Defense IG website

A days-long outage of the Defense Department Office of Inspector General remains unresolved.

GSA open to outsourcing federal PKI operation

A recent RFI looks for comments on two approaches to managing the Federal Public Key Infrastructure Trust system.

Survey shows feds still favor laptops over smart phones, tablets

The majority of government workers are using laptops in their work more than any other device.

A better approach to biometrics

Reusing proven SOA-based biometric solutions can reduce costs and delivery time, write two Unisys executives.

Seven states lag on death reporting

Electronic systems at the state level could make the SSA's death records could be more accurate and timely.