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The struggle with simplifying the government's cybersecurity efforts

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

RSA Public Sector was full of discussions on why federal cybersecurity needs to be simplified. How to get there? The opinions differ.

Foreign VPN apps need a close look from DHS, senators say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

If the U.S. intelligence community worries about Huawei and Kaspersky, DHS should worry about federal government use of certain foreign VPN apps, says Sens. Marco Rubio and Ron Wyden.

Government website encryption needs help from DHS, Sen. Wyden says

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

Despite significant improvements to government website encryption, some metadata is still transmitted insecurely, the Oregon Democrat said.

Mulvaney: CFPB hit by over 200 data 'lapses'

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Mick Mulvaney revealed Thursday that the agency had suffered some 240 “lapses” in data security over an unspecified time period, in addition to a suspected 800 other such incidents.

Three's a crowd: Popular bug bounty companies are growing at an insane rate

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Although Bugcrowd, HackerOne and Synack each follow a slightly different model, they each show what's working for bug bounty companies.

Trump administration removes Kaspersky from list of approved vendors

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The General Services Administration removed Kaspersky Lab from its approved list of vendors, adding significant difficulty for federal agencies to buy and use the Moscow-based company's products.

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