Tags Department of Defense

Florida-based credit firm left 111GB of sensitive customer data exposed on AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

UpGuard researcher Chris Vickery found another open S3 instance, with a Florida-based credit firm leaving extremely sensitive data on the public internet.

Pentagon left AWS databases publicly exposed

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

A database containing 1.8 billion scraped internet posts over a span of eight years was left publicly exposed, according to researchers from the cybersecurity firm UpGuard.

Cyber Command lacks authorities, capabilities, Pentagon watchdog says

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

In a heavily redacted 2015 report released to CyberScoop, the Department of Defense's inspector general says the fledgling command lacks the authorities it needs to manage personnel, set standards for training and ensure its teams are properly equipped for cyber-combat.

Pentagon now testing behavioral ID pilot that would replace CAC card

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

The deal comes more than a year after then-CIO Terry Halvorsen first pledged to get rid of the ubiquitous Common Access Card smartcard.

Pentagon's looming Kaspersky ban viewed as 'purely political'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 6 months ago

The firm's CEO and co-founder offered again on Friday to let the U.S. government audit his company's source code: "We've got nothing to hide."

Booz Allen Hamilton leaves 60,000 unsecured DOD files on AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

The leak comes as an independent report on the Hal Martin incident is nearing completion.

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