Tags Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Government cyber reskilling programs are just getting started, Federal CIO says

by Shannon Vavra • 2 days ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

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

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The simulation also included officials from throughout the U.S. government and from allied partners to emphasize stronger coordination.

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