Security / Cybersecurity

10 ways to secure the IT supply chain

NIST's streamlined guidance on risk management focuses on a set of key recommendations for ensuring the security and reliability of information and communications systems.

Federal agency CIOs worried about cyberattacks, budget cuts, survey shows

TechAmerica released the results of its 22nd annual survey of federal agency chief information officers.

Congressman plans cyber workforce development efforts

Rep. Jim Langevin is looking to catalyze better cyber training and expertise at the federal, state and local levels.

Cloud could squeeze even more savings, says survey

New estimates indicate agencies could save significantly more with cloud computing than they already are.

Controversial cyber bill sails through House

The president has threatened to veto CISPA if it reaches his desk.

DOD to expand public-private cybersecurity project

The Defense Department is set to broaden a pilot program from 37 participants to 200, according to the DOD CIO.

Debate kindles as Congress takes up the latest controversial cybersecurity bill

Like SOPA and PIPA before it, CISPA is raising fears of privacy loss.

NIST tests accuracy in iris recognition for identification

Report quantifies accuracy, speed in iris-recognition algorithms.

FedRAMP comes fraught with challenges

Agency CIOs acknowledge cloud fears, but look to FedRAMP to alleviate some of the concerns. However, FedRAMP poses some difficulties of its own.

White House cyber czar launching war on botnets

A new White House-led working group will develop policies and strategies to fight botnets.

Bring your device, but don't forget security

A new survey finds that BYOD can expose agencies to security risks in a big way.

Cybersecurity reboot: Two game-changing ideas

Some say making IT systems a moving target to hackers and centralizing cybersecurity policy will turn around current flawed approaches.

The Fed 100

Nominations for the 2016 Federal 100 Awards are now being accepted. 

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