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DHS threatened with subpoena over information about Kaspersky removal
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?
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
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
The framework, dubbed "Chainiac," makes it extremely difficult for governments to force vulnerabilities into the software supply chain.