As the committee is well aware, the frequency and impact of cyber attacks on our nation's private sector and government networks have increased dramatically in the past decade and are expected to continue to grow. We continue to see an increase in the scale and scope of reporting on malicious cyber activity that can be measured by the amount of corporate
CS Digest Section: Public Sector
Secure Wi-Fi for classified operations is now available to the U.S. military, thanks to recent policy, hardware and software improvements. This is of great importance, especially to the Army, which faces challenges with command-post networks. Given size, weight and power constraints, these networks lack mobility, explained Paul Mehney, director of public
Agari, a leading cybersecurity company, today issued the Agari U.S. Federal Government DMARC Adoption report showing that 25 percent of email claiming to be from federal agencies is either fraudulent or otherwise unauthenticated. Among the 400 government domains protected by Agari, cybercriminals targeted 90 percent of them with deceptive emails that appear
It was a case of spies watching spies watching spies: Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers around the world for the code names of American intelligence programs.
The U.K. is asking vessels to use better practices in maritime cyber security, according to Transport Minister Lord Callanan. The Department for Transport (DfT) has released a new cyber security code of practice for vessels, which Callanan said will help firms develop cyber security assessments and plan, mitigation measures and manage security breaches.
As the Army introduces concepts such as the multi-domain battle (MDB) into joint operations, it also examines how its current network requires modification in order to support warfighters from multiple services in varying areas of operations and with numerous network and cyber challenges.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise allowed a Russian defense agency to review the inner workings of cyber defense software used by the Pentagon to guard its computer networks, according to Russian regulatory records and interviews with people with direct knowledge of the issue.
A US government decision to stop using security software from Kaspersky Lab is "regrettable" said the Kremlin. The Russian statement came in response to the 90-day deadline given to US federal agencies to remove the software. The US Department of Homeland Security said it was concerned about ties between company officials and the Russian intelligence
Equifax reported the breach--likely to be one of the most devastating in history--in a statement late Thursday, explaining that cyber criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability and gained unauthorized access to personally identifiable information, including Social Security numbers, on potentially millions of Americans. The information
After careful consideration of available information and consultation with interagency partners, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke today issued a Binding Operational Directive (BOD) directing Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies to take actions related to the use or presence of information security products, solutions, and