As Kaspersky Deadline Approaches, Fears Loom That Contractors Aren’t Prepared

Some contractors may not be aware the ban applies to them or that they’re running Kasperksy in the first place. Others don’t understand how complex removing it will be.

House Passes Bill Expanding DHS’ Power to Block Risky Contractors from Government Networks

The move comes after Congress took action in the past year to boot the Russian anti-virus maker Kaspersky Lab and the Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE from federal networks.

Kaspersky Ban Draws Few Public Comments

Only three people commented on the rule implementing the Kaspersky ban.

Kaspersky Appeal Hurtles Toward Courtroom Arguments

Lawyers for the government and the Russian anti-virus company have filed their last briefs before arguing before a judicial panel in September.

Homeland Security Committee Forwards Bill to Prevent the Next Kaspersky

The committee also forwarded legislation to codify Homeland Security’s CDM program.

Government’s Kaspersky Ban Takes Effect

Pentagon, GSA and NASA contracts will now officially prohibit Kaspersky software.

Kaspersky Makes Last Ditch Argument to Halt Congressional Ban from Being Implemented

Multiple agencies have set Monday, July 16, as the deadline for the ban to be implemented in new procurements.

Banning Software Isn’t the Route to Cybersecurity, Nuclear Security Agency Official Says

The government should be focused on mitigating the danger any software can pose, rather than banning software from China and elsewhere, the NNSA CIO says.

Kaspersky Asks Appeals Court to Reverse Government Ban With a Quickness

The Russian anti-virus company wants to complete the appeal process before a broad government ban takes formal effect in October.

Judge Dismisses Kaspersky Lawsuit, Leaving Governmentwide Ban in Place

The Russian anti-virus company challenged administrative and legislative actions that banned its products from government and contractor networks.

Kaspersky is Off All Federal Networks but Remains on Contractor Systems

The Homeland Security Department wants to impose greater consequences on contractors that haven’t removed the Russian anti-virus.

Lawsuit Over Government’s Kaspersky Ban Hits A Turning Point

The judge in the cases must now either rule on motions in the cases or order oral arguments.

Kaspersky Sues to Reverse Congressional Ban

The Russian antivirus company previously sued to reverse a ban imposed by the Homeland Security Department.

Chinese Telecoms Could Join Kaspersky On Governmentwide Banned List

The Homeland Security Department banned the Russian antivirus company Kaspersky from government networks last year. Huawei and ZTE may be next.

DHS, Kaspersky Resume Court Battle Over Government Ban

The department opposed a Kaspersky motion to overturn the governmentwide ban on its anti-virus.

House Science Threatens Subpoena for Kaspersky Documents

DHS won’t provide information about a government ban on the Russian antivirus until litigation with the company is complete.

Kaspersky Seeks Immediate Halt to Federal Government Ban

The procedural move is unlikely to prevail, a former cybercrime prosecutor says.