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GAO dings DHS for failing to share info on cybersecurity workforce efforts

by Michelai Graham • 1 week ago

DHS did not complete efforts to identify and assign codes to all its cybersecurity positions, according to GAO.

Case against alleged hoarder of NSA documents gets tougher for federal prosecutors

by Michelai Graham • 3 weeks ago

Prosecutors may be facing an uphill battle in their case against a former NSA contractor who was hoarding classified information in his Maryland home.

Winter Olympics cyberattacks meant to 'send a message'

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Multiple cybersecurity firms now suggests that a hacking group equipped with "destructive" wiper malware may have been behind the disturbance.

Government websites, including uscourts.gov, pulled into cryptomining scheme

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

A third-party plugin co-opted sites, including ones belonging to the U.S. federal courts and D.C.'s public transit system, to mine Monero.

Senators question Pentagon over workforce's use of data-leaking fitness app Strava

by Michelai Graham • 1 month ago

A bipartisan group of Senators have called on the Defense Department to answer for how a popular fitness app apparently used by some U.S. soldiers, intelligence analysts and Pentagon officials led to the disclosure of secret bases and facilities around the world.

DHS won't reverse ban on Kaspersky products, court docs show

by Michelai Graham • 1 month ago

DHS is requesting the court denies the request from Kaspersky Lab, stating that even if the BOD is overturned, the congressional ban on Kaspersky products still stands.

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