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Improve controls on classified information, inspector general tells U.S. intelligence community

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The IC has to ramp up how it manages and mitigates "the risk that a trusted privileged user could inappropriately access, modify, destroy, or exfiltrate classified data,” a new report says.

Cisco will pay $8.6 million to settle claims it sold US flawed surveillance software

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The Department of Homeland Security and four branches of the U.S. military had purchased the affected software.

D.C. Metro system beefs up supply-chain cybersecurity provisions for new railcars

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

U.S. senators have raised security concerns about a new Metro railcar project. The NIST cybersecurity framework will be part of the process now, the transit authority says.

Senators worry that new D.C. Metro railcars could carry cyber risk

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The lawmakers exhorted the subway system's leadership to “take the necessary steps to mitigate growing cyber risks" to new railcars that could be produced by a Chinese company.

Six big vendors dominate a fragmented federal cyber market, numbers show

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Federal procurement of cybersecurity goods and services is highly fragmented, according to new research published this week, but despite this long tail of small awards, the market space is dominated by a handful of familiar names.

As .gov turns to cloud, agency heads deliberate cyber-defense strategies

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Agencies across the U.S. government are increasingly looking to migrate their data into the cloud to cut costs, but doing so has also introduced new cybersecurity challenges, federal executives said Wednesday during Verizon’s Government of the Future conference produced by FedScoop.

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