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Postal Service left vulnerable IT applications unaddressed for years, inspector general finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The "common, well-known vulnerabilities" could have been exploited by hackers using "publicly available methods,” the report found.

Your company should manage your cyber risk like any other risk

by Douglas Ferguson • 12 months ago

In this op-ed, Pharos Security founder Douglas Ferguson explains why cyber risk is like any other risk a business faces.

DHS to unveil National Risk Management Center

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

DHS plans to unveil a new interagency center to help critical infrastructure firms assess the risk that a ceaseless stream of cyberthreats pose to their networks.

Wyden asks federal agencies to ditch Adobe Flash

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The senator wants agencies charged with issuing federal cybersecurity guidance to get Flash off of government systems before 2020.

Electric utilities use red-teaming, AI to prepare for advanced threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

The U.S. electric industry has responded to a steady stream of cyberthreats to the power grid with more rigorous red-teaming and by using artificial intelligence, utility executives said.

NIST wants to the federal government to pay more attention to the supply chain

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

A federal IT standards body has moved to add key supply-chain provisions to its risk management guidance at a time of growing U.S. government concern that Russian and Chinese companies pose a threat to national security.

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