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Senator questions DHS about surveillance technology used in U.S. by foreign spies

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 weeks ago

A Senator is asking for the agency to provide information about foreign surveillance on U.S. soil.

What's lurking in federal mobile tech? Apps, devices could hold nasty surprises.

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

When federal agencies have for the first time to include mobile devices and apps in their information security reporting for FY2018 starting this October, they may be in for a nasty surprise, if the experience of the Department of Homeland Security is anything to go by.

Tech Brief: Advancing mobile technologies without sacrificing security

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

Properly configured, mobile can be safer than on-prem devices.

Mobile-encryption markets booming as law enforcement sees world 'going dark'

by Shaun Waterman • 7 months ago

The growth of ubiquitous global mobile encryption may be a bane for U.S. law enforcement. But it is a boom market, expected to almost quadruple in size over the next five years according to a new projection.

It finally happened: Criminals exploit SS7 vulnerabilities, prompting concerns about 2FA

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

Cybersecurity researchers warned us that it would happen. Earlier this year, hackers were able to remotely pilfer German bank accounts by taking advantage of vulnerabilities evident in an important yet outdated communications protocol known as Signaling System 7, or SS7.

DHS: More authority needed to secure mobile networks

by Shaun Waterman • 8 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security lacks the authorities it needs over mobile telephone networks to properly do its job of securing federal IT systems against hackers, according to a new report.

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