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DHS threatened with subpoena over information about Kaspersky removal

by Michelai Graham • 1 year ago

Another influential congressman has criticized the Homeland Security Department (DHS) for not being transparent enough about the governments ongoing efforts to remove a Russian anti-virus product from federal systems.

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.

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to improve Internet of Things cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A new bill introduced in the Senate by Democrat Mark Warner and Republican Cory Gardner would establish a new set of cybersecurity standards for companies that hope to sell so-called "Internet of Things," or IoT, devices — like internet connected sensors or wearables — to federal agencies.

New tool can help prevent government-mandated backdoors in software, Swiss researchers say

by J.M. Porup • 2 years ago

The framework, dubbed "Chainiac," makes it extremely difficult for governments to force vulnerabilities into the software supply chain.

Here are the cybersecurity amendments added to the House's defense bill

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

House members attached several cybersecurity-focused amendments to the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.

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