Energy Department watchdog finds research labs fail to secure 'peripheral' devices like USBs
Beware of USBs, the inspector general says.
‘It’s going to be painful’: Pentagon official urges contractors to improve cybersecurity
A politician-turned-defense official is trying to shake up the acquisition bureaucracy.
As homomorphic encryption gains steam, experts search for standards
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
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
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
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.