Security / Cybersecurity

House Republicans issue answer to Senate cybersecurity bills

Reps. Mary Bono Mack and Marsha Blackburn unveil the House's version of a cybersecurity bill that mirrors Senate Republicans' SECURE IT Act.

Energy CIO: Policies and procedures likely won't catch counterfeiters

Officials have to consider the challenges and cost tradeoffs when dealing with how to secure their supply chain management.

Congress to overhaul federal cybersecurity laws

Congress is asking for input as it overhauls the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002.

Is security the real problem for an intelligence community cloud?

There are other concerns that are, perhaps surprisingly, bigger barriers for intell agencies.

DARPA's advice on passwords: Dump 'em.

The agency's Active Authentication program would use behaviorial traits rather than passwords.

Should you trade data ownership for 'any device' access?

When we give up ownership of information and resources in favor of anywhere, any-device access, we risk trading down on security in the process.

Energy not ready for public cloud

As many agencies migrate services to public cloud environments, the Energy Department is holding back.

FISMA continues to challenge

Ten years after it first passed, FISMA continues to frustrate agencies trying to comply with its requirements.

China allegedly involved in Facebook scam against NATO officers

A fake profile for NATO's senior commander lured other officers into accepting a friend request, compromising personal information in the process.

DHS releases new information-sharing guidance

New guidelines are part of an effort to improve consistency in handling classified information.

What a WWII battle can teach about cybersecurity

A collective defense used in the Atlantic during World War II holds lessons for an enterprise approach to cyber.

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