Charles Harvey Eccleston, who was fired by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2010, offered to sell a list of 5,000 email addresses of purported NRC employees to undercover FBI agents posing as representatives of a foreign government, the DOJ statement said.
The House panel in charge of FirstNet oversight did a reality check on the project, with some lawmakers concerned about security and state participation in the nationwide public safety communications network.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the money would be used to better train cybersecurity personnel and develop more offensive tools.
The conspiracy-minded hacking group AnonSec says it infiltrated a NASA drone, but the extent of the damage is unclear, as is whether the hack even took place.
Even the historic blizzard in Washington didn't delay the final deadline for vendor proposals for the General Services Administration's massive telecommunications contract.
Some in law enforcement want the keys to commercial encryption for investigative purposes, but a new study suggests there are other ways to capture the digital lives of criminal suspects.
A new report says teams that tested the cybersecurity of DOD networks were "frequently in a position to deliver cyber effects that could degrade the performance of operational missions."
The DHS inspector general said the Secret Service's outdated radio systems could affect its ability to protect the president and other high-ranking national officials.
Lawmakers are looking for details about warnings that the Education Department's systems are ripe for a devastating hack.
The data mammoth isn’t just dumping data onto websites anymore. A new push is aimed at teaching users how to effectively put all that information to good use.
A year and a half into the U.S. military campaign, the Islamic State group's cyber capabilities are not as menacing as some had feared.
The Federal Trade Commission made major renovations to its IdentityTheft.gov website, hoping to help victims recover more quickly.