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‘It’s going to be painful’: Pentagon official urges contractors to improve cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

A politician-turned-defense official is trying to shake up the acquisition bureaucracy.

Hacked government contractor shares breach details as investigation continues

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

“We want to see that this doesn’t happen to any other small business….or any other business for that matter,” Miracle Systems' president told CyberScoop.

NSA contractor pleads guilty to charge of hoarding troves of classified docs

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A former U.S. defense contractor who spent nearly two decades mishandling classified information at the NSA and other intelligence agencies has agreed to plead guilty to a felony charge of illegal retention of national security information.

Researchers say hackers responsible for 2013 Microsoft, Facebook breaches have disappeared

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The group has become virtually untraceable since September 2015.

Arrest of Chinese malware suspect highlights DOJ's strategy against foreign hackers

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

The arrest of Yu Pingan in connection with the development of high-profile malware serves to highlight the Justice Department's modern and expansive efforts to prosecute foreign hackers in spite of extradition challenges.

Will Trump's decision to elevate Cyber Command be a boon for defense contractors?

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

With President Donald Trump's move to elevate U.S. Cyber Command to a Combatant Command, the Fort Meade-based outfit is on track for additional funding dollars and a bump in acquisition authorities, which experts believe will translate into the development of new programs and therefore a cadre of opportunities for private defense contractors.

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