Agencies May Want to Think Neuro-Differently About the Cyber Workforce

A French company has been placing IT consultants with Asperger’s syndrome in government positions. Could it work in the U.S.?

How the Grinch Bots Stole Christmas

It’s a Christmas tale for our time: Cyber nerds using high-tech software to buy a slew of baby-monkey robots and holding them ransom for thousands of dollars.

White House: Government Needs More Bug Bounty Programs

The IT modernization report also urges moving cybersecurity closer to federal employees.

Pentagon Delays Deadline For Military Suppliers to Meet Cybersecurity Rules

The goal of the new regulations is to secure sensitive data on the computers and networks at smaller companies.

Will Ukraine Be Hit by Yet Another Holiday Power-Grid Hack?

The country has been attacked the past two years in December. A new strike could have major implications for cybersecurity in the U.S.

White House Releases Final Tech Modernization Plan

The far-reaching plan pushes agencies to adopt cloud and shared services.

Only One-Third of Agencies Are Using Anti-Spoofing Email Tool

And the Homeland Security Department's January deadline for implementation is approaching.

How Russia Hacked America—And Why It Will Happen Again

Russian-backed psychological cyber warfare will only get better.

Company That Used Russian Coders for Pentagon Project Strikes Deal

The subcontractor that hired the coders signed a non-prosecution deal to end a criminal investigation.

Bill to Elevate and Rename DHS Cyber Division Passes House

The bill would rename the division the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency.

Germany Accused China of Tricking German Government Workers on LinkedIn

More than 10,000 workers in parliament, ministries, and government agencies had been targeted.

These Real-World Tricks Can Help Keep You Secure Online

You don't have to be a cyber genius to stop hackers in their tracks. You just need a piece of tape.

OPM Reminds Agencies to Identify Cyber Workforce Needs

The personnel office nudged agencies to finish coding cybersecurity job descriptions as part of an ongoing workforce assessment.

Defense Department Appoints Acting CIO

The department taps its chief cybersecurity officer to lead the CIO shop.

LA Cyber Center Hopes to be a Model for Cities Nationwide

During the past four years, Los Angeles has centralized its cyber operations using models developed by the federal government and industry sectors.

OK, Say Someone Hacks into the US Power Grid. Then What?

A joint research project between the Department of Energy and a geographic analytics company is mapping just how far the repercussions could spread.

DHS Needs to Better Protect Employees’ Sensitive Info, IG Says

An audit found the agency falls short of federal privacy requirements