Los Angeles to Expand Cyber Lab with Federal Grant

The lab, established last summer, is a public-private partnership aimed at protecting the city from hacker attacks.

Repeating Kanye West’s Phone Password Is Not a Federal Crime

Unless you’re Ye himself, you’ve got little cause for concern.

Lawmakers Call for Investigation Into Google+ Data Exposure

Google's decision not to immediately disclose the breach has ruffled some feathers.

Cyber Researchers Propose a ‘Smart’ Social Security Card

Instead of ditching the SSN as an identifier, the government could take steps to modernize it.

It's Been a Bad Week for Facebook

In addition to a massive data breach, Facebook is in trouble for targeting ads using security information.

State Department Confirms Email Data Breach

The breach may have compromised employee personal information in less than 1 percent of email inboxes.

Get Your Federal Team In Sync With Zero Trust Security

Adopting a Zero Trust architecture solves the “flat network” problem that helps attackers move undetected inside corporate networks so they can find and exfiltrate sensitive data.

Half of Government and Military Employees Used Awful Passwords for LinkedIn, Report Finds

Yes, one of them was “password”—and even in 2012 there was no excuse for that.

Google Chrome Update Helps You Stop Reusing Passwords

It's time to stop committing one of the deadliest security sins.

An 11-Year-Old Hacked a Mock Florida Election Site in 10 Minutes

The hacking event was part of a hands-on workshop within the larger cybersecurity conference.

Back to School Cyber Tips From US-CERT

Teach your children well and they might not get hacked.

How California Is Improving Cyber Threat Information Sharing

The state wants to add every city and county government to its automated threat feed program in the next three to four years.

Changes Coming to GSA’s Breach, Identity Protection Offerings

Interested parties have until the end of the month to chime in on changes to the Data Breach and Identity Protection Services special item number.