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

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

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

As homomorphic encryption gains steam, experts search for standards

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

As homomorphic encryption gains greater traction, practitioners need a set of agreed parameters for implementing the algorithms.

In war against botnets, manufacturers need to step up, report says

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

Zombie computer armies are also too easy for attackers to assemble, the tools to mitigate them are too seldom employed, and the market hasn't given companies much reason to try harder, the federal government says.

With White House coordinator gone, DHS official calls for U.S. leadership on cybersecurity

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 years ago

In the wake of the White House’s decision to eliminate its top cybersecurity position, a Department of Homeland security official has called on the U.S. government to robustly engage on cyber policy issues on the world stage.

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.

Congress told 'the market can't fix' poor cybersecurity at credit companies

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

"Consumers are getting taken to the woodshed, companies are making billions of dollars off our data and we've had it," said GOP Oregon Rep. Greg Walden, the chairman of the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee.

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