Here Are Some Key Challenges to Critical Infrastructure Security

Researchers should focus on when humans need to be in the loop and when machines can take charge.

Auditor Finds Infosec Weaknesses in Most FBI Domains

The severity of the weaknesses isn’t clear from the annual report summary.

Scammers Are Using Fake IRS Sites To Steal Your Personal Info

They're also spoofing tax preparers' websites, security researchers said.

Microsoft Still Fixing Spectre and Meltdown Flaws

These complex vulnerabilities can't be patched overnight.

How the Government’s Cyber Agency Rates on Cybersecurity

The annual FISMA report shows where the Homeland Security Department—the government’s point agency on cyber issues—can improve its own information security.

How to Improve Federal Cybersecurity Efforts

The public sector can, and should, play a larger role in helping ensure massive breaches don’t happen again.

If War Comes, Russia Could Disconnect from the Internet. Yes, the Entire Country

Robust internal networks will keep the military and government operating, says Putin’s top IT advisor.

Senators Want Dumber Tech For Energy Grid Cybersecurity

A bill to study retro approaches to preventing and mitigating the effects of cyberattacks is advancing in the Senate.

To Lighten Workloads, There’s No Better Time to Orchestrate Than Now

As agencies look to modernize, they can take the opportunity to make sure all their software is working together.

It Takes More Than Tech Skills To Be a Strong Cyber Leader

A White House cyber policy official and a cybersecurity professor both encourage students to broaden their studies beyond technology and coding.

This is Why the IARPA Director Doesn’t Worry About Self-Aware Artificial Intelligence

Poorly engineered artificial intelligence is more likely to keep Jason Matheny up at night than a program becoming sentient.

OPM’s Post-Breach Contracting Efforts Fall Short Again, IG Says

The way OPM contracted for credit monitoring services has come under scrutiny.

On Offer: An Integrated Dashboard for Cyber Warfare

Lockheed previews its response to a Pentagon quest for a tool to coordinate cyber effects in the land, air, sea and space domains.