Policy

Kaspersky Seeks Immediate Halt to Federal Government Ban

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

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky Strikes Back After U.S. Government Ban

The Russian anti-virus company wasn’t given a meaningful opportunity to defend itself, the CEO says in legal suit.

Cybersecurity

Government Has Completed Phase Two of Kaspersky Ban

Agencies have all scanned their systems for the Russian anti-virus and drafted plans to replace it.

Cybersecurity

Federal Waste Report Says Government Dropped the Ball on Using Kaspersky Software

The long-delay before agencies were ordered to remove Kaspersky reflects a dangerous inefficiency in government, Sen. James Lankford says.

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky Software Found at 15% of Federal Agencies

The suspect Russian anti-virus was usually obtained as part of a larger security package.

Cybersecurity

Early Kaspersky Count Shows Anti-Virus Not Pervasive In Agencies

So far, fewer than half of agencies have reported finding the Russian anti-virus software on their systems, a DHS official said.

Cybersecurity

Kaspersky Says It Intercepted NSA Hacking Tools but Didn't Hand Them Over to Russia

The Russian anti-virus firm released preliminary results of an investigation into how and when it lifted NSA malware from a personal computer.

Cybersecurity

Pentagon to Scrub Kaspersky From Defense Systems Following DHS Ban

The Defense Department is following a DHS directive to remove the Russian anti-virus from its systems but it’s not clear if the software was there in the first place.

CXO Briefing

Congress' Week: Data Breaches, Kaspersky and Murderers with Security Clearances

Amid tackling a series of high-profile data breaches, Congress moved along important IT legislation and aims to address whether criminals are actually getting temporary security clearances.

Cybersecurity

House Cyber Leader Wants to Give Equifax the Kaspersky Treatment

Rep. John Ratcliffe wants DHS to issue a binding operational directive to end a $7 million Equifax contract with IRS.

CXO Briefing

NDAA Heads to Floor and Kaspersky Heads to Washington

And in the defense authorization bill's 104 amendments are tech and cyber changes for civilian agencies too.

Cybersecurity

House Panel Wants Inventory of Agencies' Kaspersky Use

The Science, Space and Technology Committee is the latest to question how the government may be using the Russian anti-virus software.

Cybersecurity

In an Era of Russian Hacks, the US Is Still Installing Russian Software on Government Systems

Agencies bought Kaspersky anti-virus to secure their systems, but intel officials and lawmakers worry it's a liability instead.

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