Cybersecurity

Government’s Getting Faster at Sharing Unclassified Cyber Threat Indicators

It’s also becoming rarer that an intelligence agency refuses to release a threat indicator entirely, a DHS official said.

Cybersecurity

Federal Insider Threat Programs Prevent Multiple Suicides Each Year

Experts said suicide prevention has been an unintended byproduct of insider threat programs.

CIO Briefing

Former NSA Contractor Admits to Stealing Confidential Documents

Harold Martin III pleaded guilty to one of 20 counts of willful retention of national defense information.

Cybersecurity

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.

Cybersecurity

Germany Accused China of Tricking German Government Workers on LinkedIn

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

Cybersecurity

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.

Ideas

Hey, @Twitter, It’s Time to Talk about President Trump

The president’s amplification of the things he finds in his mentions is putting national security at risk.

Ideas

The Key to Reducing Exposure to Cyber Liability, Part 2

Former federal CISO Greg Touhill explains how an organization's people play the largest role in reducing cyber liability.

Cybersecurity

All Major Agencies Will Be on Federal Cybersecurity Dashboard by February

The dashboard will help government cyber officials work faster when a new bug is discovered.

Ideas

The Key to Reducing Exposure to Cyber Liability, Part 1

Former federal CISO Greg Touhill explains how to reduce an organization's exposure to breaches and subsequent liabilities.

CIO Briefing

Delayed Security Clearance Reforms Could Increase Costs for Agencies

Continuous evaluation could remain a pipe dream as cash-strapped agencies get no guidance from the top.

CIO Briefing

Russia’s Spear Phishing Tactics in the 2016 Election Are Boring Compared to Its 2008 Hack of the US Military

Long before the world knew the contents of Hillary Clinton staffers’ inboxes thanks to Russian hackers, the country went after an even bigger US target.

Cybersecurity

If You Fall for a Phishing Scam, Should You Lose Your Security Clearance?

CISOs are concerned about how frequently even senior-level federal employees fall for the bogus emails.