Feds likely to miss deadline for strengthening encryption, multifactor authentication
The May executive order was drafted as a result of the SolarWinds cyber-espionage campaign.
Seven years later, DHS set to roll out dramatic changes to system for hiring cyber pros
It will change how DHS cyber personnel are paid, how they're evaluated after applying and how they're assessed for raises.
As attention grows, #ShareTheMicInCyber leaders explain why mid-career talent matters
"Getting this right is mission-critical," co-founder Lauren Zabierek explained.
Key lawmakers to CISA: Let us send you more money, power
One never can be sure Congress will get its proposals across the finish line, but a pro-CISA sentiment abounds.
Pentagon office left military designs for body armor, vehicle gear open to hackers, watchdog finds
The vulnerabilities could have allowed adversaries to understand technology produced for the battlefield.
White House executive order further restricts investments in Chinese surveillance technology
The Biden administration is taking a similar tack to its predecessor on Chinese technology.
Biden budget seeks $750 million to respond to SolarWinds compromises, plus billions more for cyber
The proposal includes $9.8 billion for federal civilian agency cybersecurity, which excludes even more cyber funding at the Defense Department.
DOD expands vulnerability disclosure program, giving hackers more approved targets
The expansion comes as the DOD eyes broader changes for its Vulnerability Disclosure Program.
Stanford student finds glitch in ransomware payment system to save victims $27,000
Sometimes the good guys win.
At least 24 agencies run Pulse Secure software. How many were hacked is an open question.
Multiple U.S. government-funded labs conducting national security-related research appear to use the software.