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A researcher found zero-days in one city's software. Then he realized the problem could be bigger.

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

One penetration test shows why it's important to track down as many bugs as possible in important enterprise software.

In this election security drill, Massachusetts cops battle hackers to protect the vote

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Police in Massachusetts gathered in mid-September to practice responding to cyberattacks from an adversary bent on disrupting the democratic process.

Pence urges states to accept federal help in securing elections

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday delivered the most direct and high-profile appeal from the Trump administration to states to accept federal aid in securing election systems.

Improving cybersecurity visibility at state and local government agencies

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 years ago

Report highlights security gaps in state and local government networks as IT leaders manage an increasing diversity of computing assets.

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