A new report released by the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) has issued stark warnings regarding America’s ability to effectively harness its cyber capabilities.
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The Department of Defense is concerned that computers and handheld devices produced by China-based company Lenovo could be used to spy on Pentagon networks, according to a recent internal study.
OPM is hosting an Employee Engagement webinar for practitioners on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm EST. The goal is to share best practices on improving employee engagement and performance in government.
Lawmakers tacked on a requirement for specialized training for U.S. cybersecurity troops in this year’s defense authorization bill.
Three Democratic Congress members sent a letter this week suggesting the government borrow private-sector practices to improve federal hiring and training in order to bolster the cybersecurity workforce.
According to a new study by cybersecurity developer Forcepoint, the increase in millennials in the federal workforce poses new cybersecurity risks and challenges for federal IT systems due to the nature of the generation’s relationship with technology.
According to a survey from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the biggest threat to government cybersecurity comes from nation-state sponsored hackers.
The latest ransomware strain almost instantly wipes files from a user’s computer while leading the user to believe files can still be recovered.
In an interview published by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Bill Burr, the 72-year-old retired former manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) discussed the document he created that ultimately served as the standard by which most major enterprises set their password protocols.
In a message sent out to a group of stakeholders on Monday, the Office of Personnel Management’s Acting Director Beth Cobert acknowledged that a number of individuals whose personal information was stolen during the hack of the government background investigation database have not been notified yet.
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Tune in this week to get an exclusive inside look at NCIS and its latest investigations from Deputy Director, Sam Worth, and Drew Lochli, the assistant special agent in charge of the NCIS Cyber department.
Thousands of government and military email addresses were exposed when several adult hookup and pornography sites were hacked last month.
The federal government announced plans today to hire 3,500 cybersecurity and IT professionals by January 2017, building on the 3,000 it’s already hired in the first six months of fiscal 2016.
The White House’s first Federal Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) recently announced plans to launch cyber.gov, a website with vast resources for cyber information including what to do in the event of an attack.