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DOD official: Automation can save Pentagon from drowning in data

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The Defense Department must do more to take advantage of automation tools to avoid drowning in a sea of network data and risk missing cyber threats, according to a top department official.

Cisco: Malware and encrypted traffic will challenge federal agencies

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

Hackers will continue to give U.S. government agencies headaches in the coming months thanks to an evolving malware market and their use of encryption to evade detection, Cisco said in a new report.

'Bring your own device' policies poison most networks, report says

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Blutooth gadgets, smartphones and other connected devices are turning workplace networks into cesspools, according to the new Internet of Evil Things from Pwnie Express.

Network size is no predictor of cyberattack readiness, penetration tests show

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Small companies were just as vulnerable as large ones in penetration testing performed by Rapid7 white-hat hackers.

Audit: DHS cyber center lacks metrics

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

Auditors found DHS had no way of measuring the center's effectiveness, but officials and business executives who used its services seemed satisfied.

Virtual assistants added to Air Force’s cybersecurity arsenal

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

A newly launched software product, developed by Arlington, Va-based cybersecurity firm Endgame, will provide security operators with personal, virtual assistants.

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