Cybersecurity attacks on government, healthcare, and financial institutions have been increasing at a significant rate in both frequency and sophistication. Each hacker has his own specialized skillset and personal reasons for launching a cyberattack. Hackers often seize on particular situations in an attempt to exploit potential vulnerabilities. Major
Through its Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded $959,305 to the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington (UW-APL) to bring together a group of experts and trusted entities to develop digital contact tracing (DCT) application (app) testing
The COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped or slowed down the Defense Information Systems Agency from transitioning off of legacy General Services Administration Networx contracts, while modernizing technologies previously supported by those contract vehicles.
The incredible increase in telework within the Defense Department as a result of COVID-19-related social distancing requirements has provided U.S. adversaries more attack surface to cause harm to defense networks. This, among other factors, has increased the department's focus on zero trust architecture, the director of the Defense Information Systems Agency
Today, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and government and industry members of the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Task Force released an analysis report on the impact of COVID-19 on global supply chains. Building A More Resilient ICT Supply Chain: Lessons Learned During The
Introduction Smart cities critical infrastructure, economy, and governance is designed to sustainably improve the well-being of residents. (United States Government Accountability Office [GAO], 2019) Critical infrastructures such as energy, electricity grids, communications networks, transportation and water systems are digitally enhanced to provide smart
COVID-19 has transformed how Army Reserve units train throughout the country. For the U.S. Army Reserve's Cyber Protection Team 185, the pandemic has allowed them to employ their civilian experience to enhance their training during virtual battle assemblies.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced today the addition of two leading cybersecurity experts to support the agency's COVID-19 response efforts. Josh Corman is joining CISA as a Visiting Researcher, and Rob Arnold will join CISA's National Risk Management Center as a Senior Cybersecurity and Risk Management Advisor. Corman
Microsoft says that the volume of malicious attacks hasn't increased but, instead, threat actors have repurposed infrastructure used in previous attacks and rethemed attack campaigns to exploit fears surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online scammers have begun impersonating President Donald Trump and the White House in phishing emails designed to lure recipients to websites for downloading malware on their systems.