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Former federal CISO Greg Touhill explains how to reduce an organization's exposure to breaches and subsequent liabilities.
The Government Accountability Office found OPM is taking greater risks with its systems and data than it should.
To ensure cybersecurity and national security do not become mutually exclusive, the Army is testing various biometric identification methods that can withstand battle terrain.
The malware successfully obtained 101,000 PINs last month.
A hacktivist claims a help desk aided his intrusion into a computer containing contact information on some 9,000 DHS personnel and 20,000 FBI employees.
The Internal Revenue Service is not keeping pace with modern hacking, according to agency watchdogs.
"Air-gapped" computers are used by defense organizations, nuclear power plants and other environments that require the tightest security.
Under the $67 billion tech acquisition, Dell's SecureWorks and EMC's RSA Security would both belong to the company Michael Dell started in 1984.
Today, all OPM employees need a smart card for network access, but not for all users outside of the agency.
"Contactless fingerprinting" is seen as more hygienic than ink and paper or computer pads.
The majority of individuals with high-level control over Interior data and networks needed only a password to log in.
The most successful mobile identity services highly depend on collaboration between public authorities, banks, telecom operators and the private sector.
Of the 24 major federal departments, OPM and 15 other agencies can log into government systems with only a username and password.
Currently, only a small portion of the taxpaying population is given the added protection of PIN number verification.
IRS officials cautioned members of Congress that if they make the login process too difficult, users might become even more frustrated with the tax agency.
The National Security Agency has tested the use of smartphone-swipe recognition technology, according to the tool’s manufacturer.
Agencies reported nearly 70,000 cyberincidents in fiscal 2014, a 15 percent bump up from the previous year.
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