Congressional cybersecurity personnel may be barred from using appropriated funds to protect the personal email and devices of members and staff, according to a letter by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).
The personnel moves come as the agency looks to FireEye for cyber forensic support.
The Defense Department's cyber strategy highlights infrastructure protection and greater reliance on commercial technology to stay competitive.
New court filings reveal how the operators of the infamous Mirai botnet are helping the FBI combat cybercrime.
Hurricane Florence is a proving ground for the DOE's new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response.
The U.S. Air Force is considering a rapid capabilities office to streamline cybersecurity acquisition.
IT security and HR shops must align their policies and activities to tackle the threat of data exfiltration.
U.S. Cyber Command's contracting office is in its "infancy" with a handful of staff and is looking to expand while showing Congress it knows what it's doing.
Quantum computing could upend current cryptography standards, and experts are urging government to take an interest in the technology as it develops.
The House Homeland Security Committee is expected to advance a series of bills that will impact DHS operations and infrastructure.
Congressional advocates for legislation on voting security said the Trump order was welcome but didn't go far enough.
A 2017 cybersecurity directive is providing DHS with a flood of data on hackers attempting to penetrate federal systems through fake emails, but thus far the agency has not articulated a plan for using the information.
The prolific Russian hacker accused of participating in the largest theft of customer data from an American financial institution has been arrested, extradited and will face trial in the United States.
Agencies have no shortage of mandates and top-down guidance, but true risk management starts elsewhere.
The U.S. government levied criminal and economic sanctions against a North Korean programmer and a company accused of carrying out the 2014 Sony hack, the 2017 WannaCry attacks and other cybercrimes.
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CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.
Students drawn to digital government are bringing desperately needed skills (and enthusiasm) to agencies that are willing to engage, Steve Kelman writes.
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