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GAO report shows how easy it is to hack DOD weapon systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

In cybersecurity probes of Pentagon weapon systems in recent years, pen-testers were able to wrest control of systems with relative ease, according to GAO.

Randori enters automated red-teaming scene with $9.75 million seed investment

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

The Boston-based company stresses that its platform carries out real attacks, not simulated ones, on its customers networks to assess risks and vulnerabilities.

Rep. Speier: Congress needs a hack demo to understand election vulnerabilities

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

“I think that if we can fashion some kind of an interactive experience for members to watch… then we’ve got their attention,” Rep. Jackie Speier told CyberScoop.

Spurred by security incidents, DOT goes looking for its software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The Department of Transportation has recently completed a set of thorough security tests on software used in the Transportation secretary’s office, yielding surprising results about the software’s vulnerabilities.

Red-teaming by DHS 'quietly and slowly' uncovers agency vulnerabilities

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security is looking to expand a program that breaks into federal networks and tells agencies how it was done, says Rob Karas, the official leading the exercises.

Synack offers free penetration testing for election systems ahead of 2018 midterms

by Chris Bing • 5 months ago

Another private company is offering free services to campaigns and election officials ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

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