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January 05, 2018
News roundup: A DHS data breach exposed PII of 250,000 federal employees, as well as investigative data from 2002 to 2014. Plus, a new bill aims to nix paperless voting, and more.
November 16, 2017
Experts are still unsure about the Vulnerabilities Equities Process, but admit the new VEP Charter could be a good step toward improving federal vulnerability review.
October 12, 2017
The first official report on voting machine hacking from DEFCON suggests the need for pen testing, basic security guidelines and cooperation from local and federal governments.
September 28, 2017
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) recently announced in a blog post two changes that will be made to the agency's Health IT Certification Program. According to the blog ...
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The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is an independent agency of the United States government that is tasked with the oversight of civil service hirings. Continue Reading
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The IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act sets a minimum security bar for selling IoT products to the federal government by eliminating default passwords and known vulnerabilities. Continue Reading
Recent legislation calls for new IoT security measures. But as ThingStream's Neil Hamilton points out, the answer might already be in use today. Continue Reading
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If passed, the IoT Cybersecurity Act could improve IoT security by mandating IoT field certificate provisioning, says Intertrust's Bill Horne. Continue Reading
At the Autotask Community Live 2017 conference this week, managed service providers got some words of advice from former president Bill Clinton. Clinton, the 42nd president who was in office from ... Continue Reading
Maintaining information privacy and security seem to be separate challenges, but in reality, each is integral to the other. Expert Kevin Beaver explains how to work toward both. Continue Reading
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Why nation-state attribution plays a major role in the U.S. government's willingness to share cyberthreat intelligence with private-sector companies. Continue Reading
The legal battle between the FBI and Apple brought encryption legislation into the public eye, for better or worse. Expert Mike Chapple discusses the effect of this on enterprises. Continue Reading
The annual FISMA audit is designed to ensure companies need to have consistent security standards. Here's how to prepare for the audits. Continue Reading