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‘It’s going to be painful’: Pentagon official urges contractors to improve cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

A politician-turned-defense official is trying to shake up the acquisition bureaucracy.

Cyber Command’s bug bounty program uncovers more than 30 vulnerabilities

by Shannon Vavra • 4 days ago

The bug bounty program, sponsored by U.S. Cyber Command, zeroed in on finding vulnerabilities external to the Department of Defense Information Network.

Former U.S. Army contractor sentenced to prison for destroying IT system

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

A contractor wiped an entire SharePoint system off a company's AWS instance to exact revenge for his job being terminated.

U.S. Secretary of Defense urges NATO allies to block Chinese-built 5G tech

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

An administration effort to convince European allies to blacklist Huawei largely has fallen on deaf ears.

Security clearance background checks should take three days, Rep. Will Hurd says

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

“I never thought I would have to work on such a basic issue as this," the Texas Republican says about the federal security clearance process, which is still working on a large backlog of applications.

Cyber Command's biggest VirusTotal upload looks to expose North Korean-linked malware

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Cyber Command looks to have uploaded its biggest cache of malware on a North Korean holiday.

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