A Homeland Security Department dashboard designed to collect and analyze cybersecurity information from across the government is now receiving data from 20 out of 23 major civilian agencies, a department official said Wednesday.
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Many federal agencies don't know how hackers are targeting them, can't tell when hackers steal large amounts of their data and aren't efficiently spending the cybersecurity money they have, according to a report and action plan released last week.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday unveiled a new national strategy for addressing the growing number of cyber security risks as it works to assess them and reduce vulnerabilities.
The Defense Department on Tuesday issued a sweeping electronics policy banning personal and government-issued mobile devices from secure spaces within the Pentagon.
A bipartisan pair of senators wrote to President Trump this week to express concern over his decision to eliminate a top cybersecurity position at the White House.
The Defense Department's new Research and Engineering office will take a more assertive role in setting the direction of U.S. military technology development, a senior official from the new organization said March 20. The undersecretary of defense for research and engineering "will set the technical direction for the department, not just recommend," a slide
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) recently completed the Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) Access Migration Project to improve and modernize the way mission partners connect to the SIPRNet and deliver cost reductions.
The Marine Corps has created a cyberspace career track that will focus on enhancing the service's ability to compete on the information battlefield, the Marine Corps announced March 1.
Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry is establishing a new Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response (CESER) at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). $96 million in funding for the office was included in President Trump's FY19 budget request to bolster DOE's efforts in cybersecurity and energy security.
The Air Force paid out nearly $104,000 to a cohort of white-hat hackers as part of Hack the Air Force 2.0, the Pentagon's most recent bug bounty competition. During the 20-day competition, participants uncovered 106 security vulnerabilities across roughly 300 of the branch's public-facing websites. One bug discovered during Hack the Air Force 2.0 earned