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Government cyber reskilling programs are just getting started, Federal CIO says
Federal CISO Suzette Kent says the two rounds of academies have had more than 2,300 federal employees apply in all.
North Korean government hackers sanctioned by U.S. Treasury
The U.S. Treasury Department is sanctioning three North Korean hacking groups it says are backed by Kim Jong-un’s regime.
Feds plan to use SecureDrop as a vulnerability reporting portal
The plan is for DEF CON to host the servers for the vulnerability reporting, acting as a bridge between hackers and the government.
Cisco will pay $8.6 million to settle claims it sold US flawed surveillance software
The Department of Homeland Security and four branches of the U.S. military had purchased the affected software.
DHS warns of vulnerability that could be used to alter flight data in small planes
The aviation sector appears to be lagging in securely implementing a popular networking standard for machinery.
U.S. Cyber Command simulated a seaport cyberattack to test digital readiness
The simulation also included officials from throughout the U.S. government and from allied partners to emphasize stronger coordination.