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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month 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 • 1 month ago

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

Drones emerge as new dimension in cyberwar

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 months ago

Companies are selling drones that hack and hacks for drones.

Watchdog group calls on HHS to improve cyber defenses

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 7 months ago

The Department of Health and Human Service's Office of Inspector General said that a penetration test on four operating divisions identified "configuration management and access control vulnerabilities."

Synack raises $21.25 million in Series C round

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The company, best known for assembling a team that took only four hours to find critical vulnerabilities in U.S. military systems, announced a $21.25 million Series C funding round led by Microsoft Ventures.

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

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

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

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