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The struggle with simplifying the government's cybersecurity efforts
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
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
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'
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
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
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.